Resource on How to Talk to Teen About Marijuana

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids developed a guide for parents on how to have a difficult, but important conversation about marijuana.

Parent Further: Search Institute for Families

MVParents helps families to find resources necessary to strengthen parenting skills and family dynamics.

1 in 5 Parents Think What They Say Has Little Impact…

Parents play an important role in preventing substance use among youths.  Because of this, prevention campaigns encourage parents to talk to their children about substance use. However, according to the 2004 to 2011 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health, 1 in 5 (22.3 percent) parents of teens aged 12 to 17 thought that what they said would have little influence on whether their child used drugs. Read this report to find our more about parent’s perception and the resource you can provide to help parent talk to their kids about substance abuse