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Resources For Parents

What is addiction? According to the American Society of Addiction Medicine, addiction is a treatable, chronic medical disease involving complex interactions among brain circuits, genetics, the environment, and an individual’s life experiences.

Talking to Your Kids About Drugs  Find age-appropriate information to talk to your child about drug use.

Sample Dialogues and the Four Essentials for Effictive Communication about Drugs from Positive Discipline for Parenting in Recovery by Lynn Lott, Riki Intner, and Jane Nelsen. 

How Iceland Got Teens to 'Say No to Drugs' Curfews, sports, and understanding kids’ brain chemistry have all helped dramatically curb substance abuse in the country. 

Protect Kids From Accidental Drug Overdoses How Drug Poisonings Occur and how to Keeping Kids Safe

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