Not Getting Anywhere Talking to Your Child About Their Drug Use? Try Changing Your Tone of Voice. [VIDEO]

How do you initiate a conversation about your son’s or daughter’s substance use — particularly when you’re not very happy about it?

The best thing that can happen is an open dialogue. And by just shifting your tone of voice, you can be the one to build a bridge to a more productive conversation. You and your child can start problem-solving together.

Watch Helpline Specialist Karla explain how to deal with your son’s or daughter’s substance use differently:

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    Ruby Caro

    May 17, 2019 at 5:41 PM

    Good afternoon, I’m from Colombia, I have a 15-year-old teenager, is consuming cannabis and alcoholic beverages, I would like guidance on this, has already been in rehabilitation centers, but the group of friends with the stay there in that center expanded , are more with those who meet, has left their studies three times, I do not know what to do, if you can guide me I will thank you infinitely.

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      Josie Feliz

      May 20, 2019 at 3:10 PM

      Gracias por su mensaje Ruby. Hemos remitido su mensaje a una de nuestras especialistas de línea de ayuda que puede responderle mejor a su pregunta en su idioma. Ella le responderá a usted en breve por correo electrónico. Por favor, no dude en llamar a nuestra línea de ayuda al 855-DRUGFREE (855-378-4373) en el futuro. Gracias. –Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

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