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The Role of a Parent in Substance Use Prevention

February 14, 2017|Family Support, Substance Abuse|

High school years are a time of self-discovery and exploration – a reality with both a positive and a negative side. While it is important for any developing person to explore who they are, what they like and who they want to be, it can come at a costly price when said exploration includes diving into substance use. Peer pressure plays a huge role in high school culture, and often is a leading reason for why a teen begins using substances in the first place. Parents during this time play a crucial role in educating their kids about the [...]