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Resources for Parents & Guardians

Because teens don't come with instruction manuals.

After 17 years in prevention education, we have a comprehensive library of informative articles, studies, statistics, and expert advice. Browse the latest resources below or request more info on a specific topic. 

The Safe and Sober blog is regularly updated with informative posts on the challenges of raising teenagers. 

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Prescriptions / Opioids

The Danger Hiding in Your Cabinets

What harm can prescription drugs pose to teens?

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Drug Use

The Consequences of Laughing Gas Aren't so Funny

Learn about nitrous oxide and its popularity with teens.

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Vaping / Nicotine

Vaping: The Most Popular Gateway Activity

Vaping paves the pathway to other addictions for young nicotine users.

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Underage Drinking

What teens think they know about substances (and what they don’t)

Substance misuse is growing among teens. Learn some of the factors, and what you can do about them.

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Drug Use

Cannabis: More Accessible and More Dangerous

Learn about the dangers of the wide-spread drug, cannabis

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Underage Drinking

Parents are Letting their Kids Drink Now More than Ever

Learn why parents have been easing up on alcohol rules, and the consequences they don't know they're bringing on.

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Impaired Driving

The impact of impaired driving: Why substances make for unsafe roads

Learn about the various types of impaired driving and the dangers they create.

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Drug Use

Changing the terms of addiction medicine: What you say counts

Read about the ways language around addiction is changing.

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Underage Drinking

How to spot the signs of teen substance misuse

All teens are at risk of falling into substance misuse. Learn how to spot the signs and what to do about them.

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