Partnership for Drug Free Kids has trained and caring master’s-level counselors ready to help any parent struggling with a child’s drug or alcohol use. They are there to listen, help you find answers and make an action plan. Call the Helpline, connect via live chat or email them to get help. All communications are free and confidential. Call 1-855-378-4373
In addition to phone, email and chat options, they have launched a parent coaching feature which pairs individuals with coaches who are versed in the techniques of Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT), an evidence-based approach shown to set the stage for positive outcomes. Parent coaches are there to listen, offer ideas and reaffirm that you aren’t alone in this struggle.
If you are looking for treatment navigation tools, The Partnership for Drug Free Kids has put together an important list of things to consider, where to look and how to find the best treatment for your child and family.
What is prescription drug abuse? The use of prescription medication to create an altered state, to get high, or for reasons — or by people — other than those intended by the prescribing doctor.
PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center actively leads social change, so that bullying is no longer considered an accepted childhood rite of passage. PACER provides innovative resources for students, parents, educators, and others, and recognizes bullying as a serious community issue that impacts education, physical and emotional health, and the safety and well-being of students.
PACER provides free, innovative web-based information, ideas and actions that can be shared in communities across the nation to address bullying. Resources include engaging websites designed just for students, literature for parents to help their children through bullying situations, classroom toolkits for educators, and much more.