Talk early. Talk often. Learn How. Studies show that kids in west and southwest Michigan are experimenting with alcohol, tobacco and other drugs as early as age twelve. The sooner you talk, the easier it is to keep the line of communication open with your children. This site has links to helpful resources, techniques, and conversation starts, as well as our facebook page with current information and events in West Michigan. Visit our Parents section with more resources just for you.
Be heard. Have a voice. Do your peers talk about what everyone’s “doing” and tell you that everyone’s drinking, smoking and abusing other drugs? Find out if that’s true and find other resources in the Youth section.
National Anti-Drug Association Calling for “Reality Check” on Pot- click here for the full article