Alcohol and drug use is serious business, but as a parent it can be difficult to know when to have “the talk” or how to step in if you’re afraid your child may have a problem. Below you’ll find articles to help manage this difficult issue, from the most effective way to talk to your child about safety and sobriety to common mental health issues that can lead young people to self-medicate to strategies for getting reluctant teens into treatment.
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