Parents are the biggest influence in a teen’s life. Even though you may feel your child pulling away, eager for more independence, deep down they still want you involved. A strong bond with your child, especially during the teen years, helps reduce the chances of them engaging in unhealthy behavior and helps set the stage for preventing nicotine, alcohol and drug use.
Parent-Teen Communication Toolkit: Download Parts 1 & 2 Below
“A Parents Role in Preventing Substance Use” – Tips for Talking with Youth of All Ages