Helping Parents Prevent Youth Substance Abuse

Be Involved, Be Influential, Be a Parent

Want to add more skills for talking to your youth? Our local partners have a number of parent education opportunities avaialble: 

Allegan

Nurturing Parenting: From small children to young adults, parenting is tough. Join us for a 10 week class to build your parenting toolbox. Classes start on February 28th. 

Muskegon: 

Strengthening Families: Do you have a pre-teen or a young teen? Join us for class where you come with your youth and build communication. This class is 2.5 hours for 7 weekly sessions starting February 15th. Coming straight from work? A light dinner is served. 

Nurturing Parenting: We have a class in Muskegon to build your parenting toolbox! Join us for this 10 week class starting February 1st. 

Ottawa: 

Strengthening Families: Do you have a pre-teen or a young teen? Join us for class where you come with your youth and build communication. This class is 2.5 hours for 7 weekly sessions starting February 5th. Coming straight from work? A light dinner is served. 

Just for Dads: Being a dad is different than being a mom, and that’s ok. Dad’s join us for this bi-weekly class where you choose the topics and get to hear from other dad’s about their parenting successes and challenges.  Classes are Tuesday nights. Just for Dads! (.PDF)

Nurturing Parenting: We have a class in Ottawa County to build your parenting toolbox! Join us for this 10 week class starting January 17th! 

 

Other Resources: 

Download:Marijuana: Common Myths as Reported by Youth (.PDF)

DrugRehab.com has a new resource on how to talk to your teens. 

Have college-aged kids? CollegeParentsMatter.com has advice for talking to your college aged students about drinking and communication. 

   

 

Use the TalkSooner app for tips on how to talk to your kids about not using alcohol or other drugs.