Resources for Talking with Youth about Substances
By talking with youth about substances and risky behaviors, you give them a chance to gain valuable skills and knowledge that can help prevent them from using or experimenting with substances.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Why You Should Talk With Your Child About Alcohol and Other Drugs
- Responsibility.org: Prevent Underage Drinking
- Marijuana and Vaping Parent Guide: Oregon Health Authority’s “Talk with them.” HablaConEllos.info
- The Parent Guide is a free tool designed to help you understand marijuana and vaping, your kid’s social world and ease your way into an informed, nonjudgmental discussion.
- Partnership to End Addiction’s: “How to talk about marijuana” guide. “Recursos en Español”
- Where do you start? What do you say? We’re here to help. Between legalization, increased normalization in pop culture and new ways of using (edibles, vaporizers, concentrates), it’s becoming more and more complicated to know how to address marijuana use with your kids.
- Oregon Health Authority| Oregon Department of Education: Fentanyl & Opioid Response Toolkit for Schools