Partnersip for Drug Free Kids has developed a 12-page guide complete with Risk Factors, Do's and Don'ts, and Conversation Tips.
Here are the 6 research-supported parenting practices to set you on the right path:
To learn more, download the 12 page booklet. There are no guarantees — even the smartest, best-skilled, most caring parents in the world have problems with their children. Information alone is unlikely to solve complicated problems and nothing takes the place of a good clinical opinion for serious issues. But getting reliable information is an important first step. Despite how powerless you may feel, we want to encourage you: Don’t give up on your teenager or your power as a parent.
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.
Unfortunately, no matter what you do to help your kids grow up alcohol and drug-free and avoid getting into trouble with alcohol or drugs, one day you may find that your son or daughter is in trouble.