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The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), https://www.drugabuse.gov/, offers up to date research findings and information about drug research in progress. There are also easy to understand facts for teens, parents, and educators, along with patients, families and medical care providers. NIDA also has links to other proven legitimate resources.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrationhttps://www.samhsa.gov/underage-drinking/parent-resources/why-you-should-talk-your-child
The Drug Enforcement Agency offers up to date fact pages, https://www.dea.gov/index.shtml, about prevalent and lesser-known drugs that they are fighting against. To get the facts visit the DEA fact sheets.
Talk They Hear You
Visit the SAMHSA website to help you start-and keep up-the conversation about the dangers of drinking alcohol and using other drugs at a young age. Click here to get tips for conversation goals.
Parenting Wisely by Family Works Inc. is a two hour video series that is viewed in the Rise Up Reno office. There are two versions- The Young Child Edition which is specifically designed to address communication and compliance issues for parents of children up to age 12. The older version specifically focuses on teen issues like following rules, solving conflict and addressing drugs. This program includes a comprehensive workbook and a certificate of completion. Call ahead to schedule an available time.