Does Having Naloxone in My House Enable My Child to Use Opioids?
Some parents might think having life-saving Naloxone on hand might encourage their child to continue to use heroin or other opioids. But there’s no evidence that that’s the case.
“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.