Talk With Your Kids
It's a fact! Research shows that children who learn about the risks of drugs and drinking from their parents are up to 50% less likely to use. We recommend beginning drug education early - and as a natural part of family projects and mealtime talks. If your kids are already in their teen years, thats ok too. It's never too late to begin the conversation. After all, your kids may not know as much as they think.
Let's face it. Growing up just isn't what it used to be. Through music, movies and the web, kids today are hammered by adult ideas and images and pushed to make important choices at an age when most of us worried about getting a date or a driver's license. So, how does a busy, modern day parent keep up? One of the most important things you can do is spend time together and talk about important issues like drinking and drugs. Like any relationship, the relationship with your child needs to grow. What you say about drugs and alcohol is much different to a preschooler than a 10th grader.