Positive Parenting

Talk to your kids about substance misuse

Experts suggest that you start talking about drinking, smoking, and using drugs when your child is between ages 5 and 7, and that you keep the discussion going.

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Risk and Protective factors play a large role in determining whether a young person will initiate substance misuse. Families, schools and communities have the ability to increase protective factors, and decrease risk factors to reduce the risk of Substance Use Disorders in youth.

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