Tips for Parents
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- Don’t Serve Teens: Answering questions about alcohol.
- Middle School Drinkers: Tips for parents… don’t wait until there is a crisis!
- Parents Who Host, Lose the Most: Social host laws and liabilities.
- Teen Drinking: Five times more teenagers die from alcohol-related causes than from all illegal drugs combined.
- 7 Ways to Connect w Teen Using Technology
- Is It Safe to Post Photos of Your Kids?
- Kids & Cell Phones
- Rules of the Road for Kids in a Digital Age
- Rules of the Road for Parents in a Digital Age
- Drugs & Athletes: Drugs have the capability of providing athletes with the same “high feelings” that they experience after a big win.
- How to Assess Your Teen’s Risk Factors for Drug Addiction: Addiction has no single cause, but rather often results from a number of biological, social and psychological risk factors. Here are the top 10 risk factors for teen drug addiction.
- If You Think They’re Using: Drug abuse in teens 13-17.
- If Your Child is Using: How to step in and help.
- Lock the Cabinet: Prescription drug abuse now outpaces illegal drug abuse. Those forgotten pain killers in your unlocked medicine cabinet could be just the thing a curious kid is looking for.
- Prescription Drugs: Vital questions and answers for parents.
- Prescription Drugs: Abuse & Addiction: Examines the non-medical use of prescription drugs-opioids, central nervous system depressants, and stimulants-describing adverse health effects of their use and the prevention and treatment of addiction.
- Prescription for Disaster: How teens abuse medicine.
- Synthetic Drugs: A guide for parents and other influencers.
- Teenagers Abuse Household Items as Drugs: Teens are experimenting with bizarre, dangerous and commonly available substances at home.
- Time to Act: How to tell if your teen is using and taking action to intervene.
- What’s In Your Medicine Cabinet?: Before your teen hears about the next “get high legally” fad that could be fatal, take a look around your home and especially in your medicine cabinet and complete a thorough assessment.
- A Parent’s Guide to the Teen Brain: Who is this kid? Why does your teen do that? What can you do?
- Advice on Parenting: Be a Parent, Not a Pal.
- Advice on Parenting: Build a Strong Bond with Your Teen.
- Answering the Question: “Did You Do Drugs?”: The issue isn’t about your past. It’s about your children’s future.
- Basics of Monitoring: Keeping watch over your child.
- Bullying: Let’s work together to make Yorktown a No Bully Zone!
- Friends, Family & Beyond: Even if you’re not a parent, you can play a significant role in a child’s life.
- Get Others Involved: Invite others to prevent underage drinking.
- Importance of Rules: Setting limits for teens.
- Keeping Your Kids Drug Free: Grades K-3, Grades 4-6, Transitions to Middle School, Grades 7-9, & Grades 10-12
- Parent Toolkit: A drug and alcohol prevention kit for parents.
- Parenting Tween & Teen Girls: A survival guide.
- Prom Night: What every parent should know about prom night …and after.
- School Year Stress: How to help your teen cope with school year stress.
- Should You Snoop?: It’s a controversial topic. Why to look? Where to look?
- Signs & Symptoms Checklist: The presence of any one of these signs does not necessarily indicate a problem with alcohol or other drugs, but if several signs are present, it suggests that a problem may be occurring that warrants further attention.
- Talk Early: Start talking before they start drinking.
- Talk Often: Small conversations make big impressions with your kids.
- Talking to Your Kids About Drugs: Early Years, Elementary School, Middle School, & High School
- Teachable Moments: Five everyday examples of easy ways to talk to your teens about the risks of drugs and alcohol.
- Teen & Tween Proof Your Home: Safety check list for teens.
- Tips for Hosting Teen Parties: How to be a responsible host.
- Top 8 Reasons Why Teens Try Drugs & Alcohol