Helping Parents Prevent Youth Substance Abuse
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Parents, need help having the drug talk? There's an app for that.

Parents- do you need help with keeping up on the latest trends but you don't have a smart phone?  Check out our parent resource page for a list of resources that you might find helpful.  

The DEA has also updated their parent webpage with lots of new information and resources:

http://www.getsmartaboutdrugs.com/

Supporting Communities
TalkSooner.org is a joint effort between the following West Michigan counties:

Featured Drug: E-Cigarettes

E-cigarettes (electronic cigarettes) are battery-operated devices that simulate tobacco smoking. The devices contain a heating element and a liquid solution. When the user sucks on the device, a sensor activates the heating element, which vaporizes the liquid solution and enables the user to inhale it. The liquid solutions come in many different flavors and typically contain nicotine, although there are solutions available that do not contain nicotine.


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