Parents

 

Drug Abuse Prevention Starts with Parents.

Drugs, including marijuana and opiates, are easily available to children and adolescents. As a parent, you have a major impact on your child’s decision not to use drugs.

TALKING TO KIDS ABOUT DRUGS. TALK THEY HEAR YOU!

5 CONVERSATION GOALS

Show you disapprove of underage drinking

 

Show you care about your child’s happiness and well-being

 

Show you’re a good source of information about alcohol

 

Show you’re paying attention and you’ll notice if your child drinks

 

Build your child’s skills and strategies for avoiding underage drinking

 

Don’t worry; you don’t have to get everything across in one talk. Many small talks are better.

The 20 minutes Guide