5 Things Parents Need to Know About Back to School & Mental Health
Mental health and substance use issues are just some of the topics that cause parents concern as the school year begins. Here’s how to help.
“The overwhelming majority of kids say they would rather talk to their parents than their friends. Even kids who are involved in alcohol and other drugs wish they would be having those conversations with their parents."
Richard Catalano, Ph.D.
If your letter is an expression of concern about your child’s use of drugs and alcohol, it’s important to follow up with a face-to-face conversation.