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Workshop Wednesday - Your kid may be "one in a million" - are they 1 in 4?

in 2010 1 in 4 Arizona high school students got high on prescription drugs – average first use is 12-13 years old.  What do you do if you find out your kid is the “one”?  First don’t panic. You can do this – and you don’t have to do it alone!  DrugFreeAz.org has tools to help you navigate troubled waters. 5 Steps to take right now: Read more about Workshop Wednesday - Your kid may be "one in a million" - are they 1 in 4?

Workshop Wednesday - Try this to get your teen talking

If you want to get your kids talking, become a better listener.

Kids know when you are not paying attention, side-tracked or preoccupied. Especially with teens, it’s hard to fake it. Try giving your kids your undivided attention and really listen to what they have to say – you just might be surprised.

Check out these ideas from iMom to get the conversation started.

What is your best conversation starter? Read more about Workshop Wednesday - Try this to get your teen talking

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