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

SAMHSA’s Underage Drinking App for Parents

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration offers a mobile application which helps parents talk to their kids about underage drinking. The app helps to:

  • Practice bringing up the topic of alcohol
  • Learn the questions to ask
  • Get ideas for keeping the conversation going

Learn more about the application here