A Conversation About Underage Drinking & Substance Use Prevention on College Campuses

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Mark your calendars! On Wed., July 14, SAMHSA will be hosting a #CommunitiesTalk Twitter chat with @DEAHQ’s Campus Drug Prevention initiative! Follow #CommunitiesTalk as we discuss #UnderageDrinking & substance misuse prevention on college campuses. #DEAcampus

Talking with Teens About Alcohol and Other Drugs: 5 Conversation Goals

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a substance use prevention campaign, “Talk. They Hear You.” that helps parents and caregivers start talking to their children early about the dangers of alcohol and other drugs. Read about the 5 conversation goals to have with your teens below.

 

Talking With Your Teen About Marijuana

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a substance use prevention campaign, “Talk. They Hear You” that helps parents and caregivers start talking to their children early about the dangers of alcohol and other drugs. Click on the link below to read about talking with your teen about marijuana.

Talk They Hear You Marijuana

Worried About a Friend?

Worried someone you know is using substances or might have a substance use disorder? Check out this infographic from SAMHSA about how to start a conversation. It isn’t always easy but these talking tips can help!

SAMHSA encourages parents to talk with their college-bound young adults about alcohol use. If you are a parent, a high school or college administrator, or an organization serving parents and teens, please download these free materials and share them with other caring adults.

 

Talk. They Hear You.

Keeping kids safe from underage use of alcohol and misuse of prescription pain medications is a concern for parents. Parents and children are encouraged to communicate with each other early on and frequently in this public service announcement from SAMHSA’s “Talk. They Hear You.”

SAMHSA Family Educational Materials

Check out SAMHSA’s new Family Educational Materials, which give youth and caregivers information and resources about mental disorders such as bipolar disorder, major depression, first episode psychosis and more. Download: www.samhsa.gov/children/family-educational-materials

Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has a Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator. It is a confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance abuse/addiction and/or mental health problems.

Please click here to access the locator.