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Call 1.855.378.4373 to schedule a call time with a specialist

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Answer a few questions about your concerns and situation to get free, confidential, personalized resources. You will also have the option to connect with a helpline specialist.

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Speak to one of our trained specialists by phone, email or text, and get answers to your questions, share your concerns and develop an action plan.

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Online Support Groups

Join our support groups led by parent coaches, for parents and caregivers who may have children experimenting with, or dependent on, substances.

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Receive information and resources via text, based upon your situation to help you support your loved one and yourself.

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Take a Self-Paced Training

Whether you’re the parent or caregiver of a young child, adult child, or anywhere in between, we’ve developed evidence-based trainings to help support you in educating yourself about substance use and techniques to talk with and work with your child.

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Key Resources

There are many ways to address substance use and addiction. Learn more with these free resources.

How Worried Should I Be?

Some kids who try alcohol and other drugs progress to lots of problems and in some cases, addiction. Learn about the known risk factors that your child may face including mental health challenges, personality, family history, and their environment.

Take the Risk Assessment
Finding Treatment

Motivating your loved one to get treatment and finding counseling or a program that is a good fit is key to recovery. Let us help you navigate the treatment system.

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Recovery

There is no on-size-fits-all pathway to recovery. Learn how to best support your loved one and their recovery journey.

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Marijuana Resource Center

Find useful tools and resources to help you and your family navigate the ever-changing landscape of cannabis (marijuana), CBD and Delta 8. We include articles regarding general marijuana information, prevention, risks of use, treatment and advocacy. We also explore topics such as the rise in THC potency and mental health, marijuana and driving, vaping, social host laws and more.

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Fentanyl poisoning & counterfeit pills

According to the CDC, deaths from fentanyl poisoning are fastest growing among 14- to 23-year-olds. The presence of fentanyl both in counterfeit pills and in illicit street drugs poses a grave threat to the safety of teens and adults alike.

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E-books & Guides

Access information on a wide range of topics including our drug guides, prevention resources, motivating and finding treatment, addressing co-occurring disorders, supporting recovery and more. Read these free resources at your convenience.

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Learn from others who have been there

Hear from other families who are impacted by substance use and addiction on how they cope.

From Discovery to Recovery

After experiencing and acknowledging emotions brought about in parenting an addicted child, I believe that I will better cope with negative feelings that arise.

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Thanks For Never Giving Up On My Struggle With Addiction, Dad.

Dear Dad, I am grateful for all that you have done during my addiction and continue to do for me. I would not be alive and well today if it weren’t for you.

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Taking Action Against My Son’s Addiction

From honor student to nearly failing his freshman year, my son was on the fast-track to the dark side. Though he hadn't developed an addiction, he was well on his way.

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Recursos en Espanol

Usted no está solo! Muchas familias están pasando por lo mismo que usted está pasando, enfrentándose al uso de drogas o alcohol de su hijo o hija, y estamos aquí para ayudarle.

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