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YOU play a major role in this endeavor!
Would you be surprised to hear that you can be a powerful influence in your teenagers choices to use, or not use, substances? A recent research report from the Center on Addiction tells us that “More than half (56%) of teens...said that the reason some kids don’t use alcohol or other drugs is because of parents, either because they know their parents would disapprove or they would get in trouble with their parents.”
But your students don’t stop listening after high school. College remains an important time to talk with students about their forming relationship with substances.
Parents of teenagers can underestimate the amount of substance use: