HERREN ON THE TODAY SHOW: TALKING TO YOUR CHILDREN ABOUT DRUGS & ALCOHOL

2018-07-20T15:15:01+00:00November 4th, 2014|Categories: Latest News|

 

Looking for resources on how to speak with your child about drugs & alcohol at any age? Below please find resources from Partnership for Drug-Free Kids and The National Institute on Drug Abuse. For more information on additional resources, please visit THP’s Resources & Links.
Partnership

STATS:

Kids who learn about the risks of drugs from their parents are significantly less likely to use drugs, yet 20 percent report not getting that benefit.

*PATS 2013

 

“Heavy” use of marijuana among teens is up 40 percent since 2008.

*PATS 2013

 

10 million young people (12 to 29 year olds) in America are in current need of treatment for substance abuse and addiction.

*NSDUH 2012

 

Resources:

How to Prevent Drug Use At Every Age

 

Drug Guide for Parents: Learn the Facts to Keep Your Teen Safe 
A Detailed Chart and Resource

 

EBook: Drug & Alcohol Abuse Treatment: How to Find the Right Help for your Child with an Alcohol or Drug Problem

 

NIDA

Family CheckUp: Positive Parenting Prevents Drug Abuse