Substance Abuse and Mental Health Resource
Below are additional resources for parents and staff regarding talking with students of all ages about substance abuse and mental health:
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration "tip sheet" for parents and teachers
Below is a resource for understanding addiction and ways to provide effective support to a loved one - how to talk about addiction, assist a loved one with getting professional help, and offer support throughout the process, including through recovery:
Addiction Treatment: What Families Need to Know
Below is a link to addicted.org - a comprehensive resource for adolescent drug use. The webpage includes a video that discusses the effects of marijuana use on teenagers, along with tips to combat and prevent substance abuse. Both provide insight into treating and preventing substance abuse in teens.
Resources for Adolescent Drug Use