A guide for how to talk with kids (or teenagers) about drug addiction. Your questions or stories are welcomed at the end.
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Can we have contracts with our own teens when it comes to drug use? you bet. More on how to create a drug contract here.
Step-by-step instructions for how to draw up a drug free contract for the home for use with teenagers and children.
Thinking about letting your kids stay home alone? What about telling them of past drug use? Think again. A review of recent studies about drugs and parenting styles here.
Is your child using drugs? Drug users are expert manipulators. To avoid denial or refusal of treatment, plan a intervention with family members to address your child’s drug use. 8 tips for planning a drug or alcohol intervention here.
THE Top 3 sites to find statistics on how many teens use drugs here.
Yes, you can drug test your child or teen at home. How to set up a home drug testing system to prevent cheating on the drug screen here.
Can your teenager get wrapped up in heroin? Yes, and teenager heroin use usually starts with abuse of family prescription meds. More suggestions for and signs of teenage heroin use here.
How can you plan an intervention with your teen? Although success is not guaranteed, we outline twelve (12) tips on how a teenage drug use intervention can go. Plus, a section at the end for your questions about drug interventions with loved ones in your life.
Do you suspect that your child is on drugs? Should you snoop? More here on the most common places teens hide drug stashes and what you can do to sniff them out.