Parent Drug & Tobacco Prevention Education and Resources

Talk. They Hear You.

 

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) substance use prevention campaign offers resources to help parents and guardians start—and keep up—the conversation about the dangers of drinking alcohol and using other drugs. Keeping the lines of communication open with your child throughout their school years, is an important step in prevention. Click here for resources: https://www.samhsa.gov/talk-they-hear-you/parent-resources

E-cigarettes (Vaping/Juuling)

Quick Facts on the Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults from the CDC  – https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/e-cigarettes/Quick-Facts-on-the-Risks-of-E-cigarettes-for-Kids-Teens-and-Young-Adults.html?s_cid=OSH_emg_GL0001

 

Resources for Parents

E-cigarettes/Vaping/Juuling:

Tobacco Free St. Johns- http://www.tobaccofreestjohns.com/

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids – How To Talk With Your Kids About Vaping https://drugfree.org/article/how-to-talk-with-your-kids-about-vaping/#prevent

American Lung Association – The Vape Talk https://www.lung.org/stop-smoking/vape-talk/

Emerging Tobacco Products https://truthinitiative.org/research-resources/topic/emerging-tobacco-products

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs:

Growing Up Drug-Free – A Parent Guide to Prevention – https://www.dea.gov/sites/default/files/2018-06/growing-up-drug-free-2017.pdf

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) – Parents: Facts on Teen Drug Use | NIDA for Teens (drugabuse.gov)

Alcohol prevention resources from the Florida Department of Education, Office of Safe Schools –  https://www.fldoe.org/safe-schools/related-topics/underage-drinking-prevention.stml