Parents – you are powerful. Learn ways to help your child and teen.
420 and Dabs are both associated with marijuana use. Molly is a current terms for the drug MDMA. Learn more
Diacetyl is present in many e-cigarette devices and has been linked to cancer. Learn more
If you find something unusual in your teen’s room, best to check it out. Test your knowledge of what might be hiding in plain sight
Lots of communities now have med-return units for the safe disposal of medications. Leaving them in your medicine cabinet can be an invitation to abuse. Flushing them can impact the water. Click here to find the closest place for safe disposal
The Good Samaritan Law encourages people to call for help in a drug related emergency. Know the laws
For a full guide to what parents should ask prescribers, click here
The fact is that many young people are making a healthy choice to be alcohol/drug free. Don’t let your child be persuaded be the more vocal minority of youth. Help them find friends and connections that help them say “no”.
This is a refusal skill. Consider setting a family code word as well. Media literacy means helping your child understand how media works to “sell” them ideas as well as products. All are good prevention skills for parents.
False. Lots of parents need some assistance and help is available.