Warning Signs Your Child Might Be Using Drugs And What To Do If You Suspect They Are
Addiction to drugs and alcohol impacts people of all ages, classes and ethnic backgrounds. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), an estimated 20.7 million people aged 12 or older needed substance use treatment in 2017. Yet, that year, only 4 million people received specialty treatment.
Adolescent abuse of drugs and alcohol is a preventable behavior, and the disease of drug/alcohol addiction is treatable. Parents are the most effective resource, and leverage point, in preventing and reducing adolescent and young adult drug and alcohol abuse and addiction.
- Just Think Twice - DEA for Teens
- Live Above the Influence
- Teens - Drug Use and the Brain (NIDA)
- 6 Research Supported Parenting Practices to Help Reduce Your Child's Risk.pdf
- Parents & Educators: National Institute on Drug Abuse
- Downloadable Parent Resources
- Marijuana Talk Kit.pdf
- What to do if your child is drinking or using drugs.pdf
- 9 Facts About Addiction People Usually Get Wrong.pdf
- Preventing Teen Abuse of Prescription Drugs Fact Sheet
- Drug and Alcohol Fact Sheet
- Get Smart About Drugs - DEA for Parents
- 2017 Growing Up Drug Free - A Parent's Guide to Prevention.pdf
- Start Talking! Children of parents who talk to their teens about drugs are up to 50% less likely to use
- Where Families Find Answers: Support and guidance for families struggling with their son or daughter’s substance use.
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