All About the Teen Years

Ninety percent of addictions begin during the teens years. Learn why, and learn how you can take a more active role in prevention.

Brain Development & Teen Behavior

There’s a reason teens behave the way they do. Learn about how your teen’s brain is developing and why this is important to preventing drug use.

Risk Factors & Why Teens Use

Learn about whether your child may be at higher risk for drug and alcohol use, and understand why teens try drugs in the first place.

Connecting with Your Teen

Learn ways to create a strong bond with your child to help reduce their chances of engaging in risky behavior.

How to Talk With Your Teen

Talking with teens can be tough. But having meaningful conversations about drugs and alcohol are key to help keep your son or daughter healthy.

Healthy Risk Taking

The best way to prevent your child from taking negative risks is to replace them with healthy risks.

Limits & Monitoring

Limits show your teen that you care. The tricky part is finding a balance between your need for control and their need for independence.

Spotting Drug Use

A few simple tips and guidelines can go a long way toward spotting issues with drug use earlier rather than later.

Addressing Drug Use

If you have reason to believe your child is using drugs, the sooner you intervene to begin addressing the issue, the better.

Get confidential one-on-one support for your family.

A trained and caring parent counselor will listen to you and help you develop a personalized action plan.

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