There’s a soft drink bottle in your child’s room with an unusual odor. This might be:
The best way to dispose of unused/unwanted medication is to?
The Good Samaritan Law
The Good Samaritan Law encourages people to call for help in a drug related emergency. Know the laws
When a physician prescribes pain medication for your child:
For a full guide to what parents should ask prescribers, click here
When your teen tells you that everyone is drinking/using drugs you can tell him:
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”.
Teach your child to blame you when they turn down an offer of alcohol. “If my mom smells that on me I will be grounded for life”. This is an example of:
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.