Six Things Parents Can Learn from Teachers for Back-to-School Success

On Wednesday the 13th, DrugFreeAZKids.org had a great webinar about the “Six Things Parents Can Learn from Teachers.” If you were unable to attend, here is a quick recap on what was discussed. Read more » about Six Things Parents Can Learn from Teachers for Back-to-School Success

Do you know the dangers of cough medicine?

As a parent, it is important to be aware of the many dangers out there, especially when it comes to over-the-counter drugs such as cough medicine. In Arizona, 1 out of every 10 teenagers, grades 8-12, has abused cough medicine. 

Most over-the-counter cough medicine contains Dextromethorphan or DXM.  Currently, DXM is popular among teenagers as it can cause an immediate “high” and it is cheap and easy to buy.    Read more » about Do you know the dangers of cough medicine?

Back-to-School

The summer flew by, and it’s nearly time for school to start. Juggling work, schedules and back-to-school shopping can be stressful on a parent. But what about your children?

For kids, a new school year can bring the stress of new teachers, new friends and new influences. Peer pressure is always a concern and parents need to be aware of what their children are being exposed to. Read more » about Back-to-School

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