After tragically losing their son to an overdose, this mom and dad want to change the addiction treatment and insurance systems so more families can get the help they need for their son or daughter’s drug or alcohol problem.
Our Helpline Chat Specialists work with parents to answer personalized questions about their child’s drug use via chat, regardless of the severity of the problem. Take a look at a chat to get a better idea of what it looks like.
We chatted with Mary Ann, one of our Helpline Chat Specialists, to find out a little more about her background, why she’s passionate about helping parents struggling with their child’s substance use and what she hopes parents will get out of chat.
Two-thirds of teens who report abuse of prescription medicine are getting them from friends, family and acquaintances. Be sure to safeguard your home, so the teens in your life don’t have access to your medicine.
Our nation is facing a public health crisis that’s tearing families apart: 144 people are dying from drug overdoses each day. The new drugfree.org delivers critical services, information and resources, and supportive online community for parents navigating their child’s substance use or addiction.