Parents' Role Important in Preventing Drug Abuse

Parents' Role Important in Preventing Drug Abuse

It takes more than saying "no" to keep teens off drugs. Preventing drug abuse requires parents to frequently discuss the health and safety issues involved in drug use. Experts at the University of Washington stress the importance of listening to your teens during such talks and not lecturing. Setting standards for behavior and consequences for not meeting those standards also is important.

 
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