Be prepared to prevent your child from using drugs and alcohol.
How to Prevent Drug Use at Every Age
Whether your child is toddling through preschool, meandering through middle school or cruising through his ’20s -- here are tips to help guide him toward a healthy life at every age!
How to Better Understand Teens
Get a better handle on your teen’s personality, learn how her brain works and find out her risk level for developing a substance abuse problem.
How to Connect With Your Kids
Learn how to have better conversations with your teen, be a better listener, and build a stronger bond. Encourage healthy risks – and find out how much you really know about his friends.
How to Protect Your Kids
Rules don't alienate kids; they make children feel loved and secure – and help keep them healthy and safe. So set limits, monitor her whereabouts, and get to get to know her friends. And be sure to safeguard your medicines.
How to Spot Drug & Alcohol Use
Wondering if your child is using drugs or drinking? Here are tips on how to find out – and a list of signs and symptoms to look for. And what about searching in his room for evidence? We explore that too.
How to Help if They’re Using
Is your child using drugs or drinking? Whether she’s a teenager or a young adult, drinking alcohol, smoking pot or using other drugs, it’s important to take action right away. Here are tips on how to step in and help.
How to Help Your Community
PACT360 contains five key programs: Meth360®, Parents360, Youth360, Latino360 and Padres360. These programs provide parents and teens with a “360-degree” view of existing and emerging drug and alcohol issues. They are designed to be delivered by our local partners, law enforcement, prevention and treatment professionals and can be customized to reflect the needs and issues of the community.