According to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, 9 out of 10 people with a substance use disorder started using drugs and alcohol before they were 18 years old.
Parents: Talk early, talk often! Whether you're having trouble finding the time or the right words, support and resources are available to help. Discover helpful scripts developed by professionals to help you get conversations going with your child. Talking tips include topics for preschool, elementary school, middle school, high school and young adults.
Concerned your child is already using drugs or alcohol? Find resources to get help and support today.
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