Preventing. Substance Abuse. The Role of Family . One of the most important social aspects impacting an adolescents decision to use alcohol is the family. ( Bahr et al., 1995; Guo et al., 2001) There are several modifiable family factors
One of the most important social aspects impacting an adolescents decision to use
alcohol is the family.
(Bahr et al., 1995; Guo et al., 2001)
There are several modifiable family factors
related to later alcohol and substance use.
Hawkins et al., 1992; Latendresse et al., 2008; Peterson et al., 1994; Reifman et al., 1998)
Prevent Drug Abuse
Start talking to your children early about the dangers. Ever wish you had a script? Use this demo to improve yours.
When perceived as being
harmful, use will go down
When perceived as not being
harmful, use will go up
Parents with FAVORABLE ATTITUDES
CONDONING USE of gateway drugs is
opening the brain’s pathway for ANY drug.
TRANSISITIONS from MS to HS and HS to college.
INDIRECT INFLUENCE – By NOT discouraging alcohol/drug use, you’re still saying something.
Saying NO Workshop | Guiding Good Choices
Staying Connected with Your Teen
24-hour Help Line | (206) 722-3700
Washington Recovery Helpline | 1-866-789-1511
Family Checkup (NIDA) – Also check out NIDA for Teens
TALK – They Hear You – (SAMHSA)