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Parent Resources for Alcohol, Tobacco, & other Drug Prevention

IT’S A FACT: Even in the teen years parents have a huge impact on their children’s behavior, including their teen’s choices about using alcohol and other drugs.

Below are a few resources for Parents and Youth on Healthy Parenting and Healthy Choices with Information About Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs

  • National Inhalant Prevention Coalition. This site has detailed information for parents on prevention inhalant abuse as well as links to other sites.

http://www.inhalants.com 

 

  • Parents. The Anti-Drug. This is an excellent resource for parents with information on all drugs including alcohol.

 

http://www.theantidrug.com/drug_info/

 

  • This site has a booklet which is excellent for parenting older teens:” Navigating the Teen Years: A Parent’s Handbook for Raising Healthy Teens”. It can be downloaded at:

 

 http://www.theantidrug.com/pdfs/resources/general/nav_the_teen_years.pdf

 

  • Make a Difference. Talk to Your Child About Alcohol. This is an excellent booklet for parents with children in late elementary and middle school that can be downloaded on the Internet.

 

http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/MakeADiff_HTML/makediff.htm

 

  • The Cool Spot: Info on Alcohol and Resisting Peer Pressure. This site appeals to late elementary or early middle school youth.

 

http://www.thecoolspot.gov/

 

 

  • Above the Influence. This is a very hip and creative site for late middle school and high school youth.

 

http://www.abovetheinfluence.com/

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