Celebrate Family Day on September 26th!

Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) is joining forces with The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse to celebrate Family Day – Be Involved. Stay Involved® on September 26, 2016. CASA Family Day is a national initiative to promote simple acts of parental engagement as key ways to help prevent risky substance use in children […]

Talking Points on Substance Use for Parents

Here are some facts to keep in mind when talking to your kids about drugs: Addiction is a complex brain disease with roots in adolescent use. Talk to your child about how nicotine, alcohol and other drugs can impair brain function. Teens are exposed to an excessive amount of promotion for alcoholic products like beer, […]

Tips for Freshmen and their Parents

Transitioning from 8th to 9th grade is probably the most important transition in you and your child’s education.  The stakes increase tremendously and many 9th graders really don’t “get it” and find themselves late in the game of 9th grade worrying about how to end the year with a better GPA. START STRONG! Go into […]

Courage to Speak – Courageous Parenting 101 – Session 4 of 4

The Alliance for Safe Kids is offering a free parent education series, entitled Courage to Speak-Courageous Parenting 101® developed by the Courage to Speak® Foundation.  Parents will learn effective communication strategies; gain confidence to talk to their children about the dangers of drugs; understand how to set clear rules and boundaries with their children related […]

Courage to Speak – Courageous Parenting 101 – Session 3 of 4

The Alliance for Safe Kids is offering a free parent education series, entitled Courage to Speak-Courageous Parenting 101® developed by the Courage to Speak® Foundation.  Parents will learn effective communication strategies; gain confidence to talk to their children about the dangers of drugs; understand how to set clear rules and boundaries with their children related […]

Courage to Speak – Courageous Parenting 101 – Session 2 of 4

The Alliance for Safe Kids is offering a free parent education series, entitled Courage to Speak-Courageous Parenting 101® developed by the Courage to Speak® Foundation.  Parents will learn effective communication strategies; gain confidence to talk to their children about the dangers of drugs; understand how to set clear rules and boundaries with their children related […]

Courage to Speak – Courageous Parenting 101 – Session 1 of 4

The Alliance for Safe Kids is offering a free parent education series, entitled Courage to Speak-Courageous Parenting 101® developed by the Courage to Speak® Foundation.  Parents will learn effective communication strategies; gain confidence to talk to their children about the dangers of drugs; understand how to set clear rules and boundaries with their children related […]

Workshops for Parents - Alliance for Safe Kids

Courage to Speak – Courageous Parenting 101®

It is a fact that our children will be offered alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, often many times, starting in middle school and continuing through high school.  What can you do about this?  Learn about substance abuse and gain the knowledge and skills needed to keep your children safe. The Alliance for Safe Kids is […]