Submitted by Thalia Williams on 05/13/2018
Sometimes you simply need a one-on-one connection. The Partnership fo Drug-Free Kids has trained and caring master’s-level specialists ready to help any parent struggling with a son’s or daughter’s drug or alcohol use. They are here to listen, help you find answers and make an action plan. (A note about parents: We know supportive roles in a child’s life come in many forms. Whether you are a parent, stepparent, grandparent, foster parent, aunt, uncle, supportive sibling or another caregiver, our Helpline is here for you.) Find out how to connect with Helpline specialists by phone, Email, or text here: https://drugfree.org/article/get-one-on-one-help/
Submitted by Thalia Williams on 12/19/2017
Holiday parties and school events and family get togethers—oh, my! As we move full-speed ahead into the holiday season, it’s an important time to remember that our kids need extra help during the celebration season to make healthy choices regarding drugs and alcohol. The reality: Teen brains aren’t fully developed until around age 25. The problem: Healthy choices can take a backseat to having fun.
Submitted by Thalia Williams on 11/21/2017
As Thanksgiving Day quickly approaches and we begin to think about preparations for the big day, let’s also take some time for our families and reflect on our life’s good fortune.