- Video #1: Talking with Teens about Drugs and Alcohol
It's important that parents speak to their children about drugs and alcohol. Research shows that parents and guardians are the number one influencers in their children’s lives.
- Video #2: Factors That Put Teens at Risk for Drug and Alcohol Use
The most common reasons youth turn to drugs or alcohol is for recreation or self-medication.
- Video #3: Setting Boundaries and Consequences for your Teen Regarding Substance Use
It's important to set clear expectations and consequences for your children in advance of any problems.
Parenting Your Teenager: Teens and Substance Misuse
Parents are often concerned about their children using drugs or alcohol and that is why it is important for parents to talk to their children early and often about this important subject and discuss boundaries and consequence of breaking the rules. This video series discusses reasons youth use substances, signs they are using and what parents can do when their children are drug involved. It’s a challenge we're glad to help you with.
- Video #4: Risks for Teens of Using Drugs and Alcohol
Using drugs or alcohol puts your teen at increased risks for injury, physical and mental health challenges, addictions, and sexual assault. This video will give you some information to assist you in discussions with your children.
- Video #5: Signs of Drug and Alcohol Use in Teens
Learn about the warning signs that your son or daughter may be using drugs or alcohol.
- Video #6: What if you Suspect Your Teen is Using Drugs or Alcohol
If you know that your son or daughter is using drugs or alcohol, it's recommended that you act immediately, speak to them, and seek support.
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Last modified on: March 2, 2016