Monday, June 10 2019
Our most viewed resource is an article from Web MD: When Teens Lie About Drugs: A Guide For Parents.
The 6 Tips for Parents of Teens:
1. Trust your instinct
You might think you are being obsessive or hypersensitive, but trust your gut. Make it as easy as possible to have your teens talk to you
2. Educate yourself
Its impossible to know everything. Use websites such as www.ParentDrugTesting.com, www.drugfree.org, or www.drugabuse.gov to educate yourself so you know what your are dealing with now and what maybe coming.
3 Don't take it personally
Your emotional response is understandable. Your goal is corrective behavior or your desired outcome.
4 Get Help
Drug Abuse requires expertise most parents don't have. This isnt time to hide the issue;
5 Leave Room to Rebuild Trust
This is tough situation to address, but the experts say theri needs to be a balance between safe space for the child with boundaries and limits.
6 Expand Your Parenting Style
The experts say don't be overly permissive or overly aggressive. To resolve the issue - vary your parenting style.
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