Parents play an important role in prevention substance use with their children. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)has developed a Family Check-Up guide to help parents start an important conversation about drugs such as tobacco, alcohol, marijuana, and prescription drugs.
Where do you start? What do you say? Partnership For Drug Free Kids is here to help. Between legalization, increased normalization in pop culture and new ways of using (edibles, vaporizers, concentrates), it’s becoming more and more complicated to know how to address marijuana use with your kids.
If you’ve just discovered or have reason to believe your child is using drugs, the first thing to do is sit down and take a deep breath. Partnership For Drug Free Kids can help prepare you for the important conversation ahead.
What families need to know about opioid misuse and treatment during pregnancy. In this guide you will find information about helping the motherto-be with comprehensive prenatal care, treatment, delivery, newborn health, breastfeeding, social supports and what to expect in the weeks and months after delivery