Talking to Kids and Teens About Drugs and Alcohol Directory

When you talk to kids or teens about drugs and alcohol, don’t expect it to be a one-time conversation. These topics should be brought up often so that your kids are prepared to handle situations at school, parties, and elsewhere. Use current events or incidents to bring up drugs and alcohol, and set expectations for your kids. Let them know what you want them to do and why it is important. It's important to discuss physical and emotional consequences of using drugs or alcohol as well. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to talk to your kids about drugs and alcohol, what to say and when, and much more.

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