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 Monitor Your Child
“Monitoring means talking to your child about not only the bigger issues about using and not using, but where they’re going to be, who they’re going to be with, and what the rules and expectations are.”
– Ken Winters, Ph.D., and Neil I. Bernstein, Ph.D., on monitoring.
Articles and Guides
The Basics of Monitoring
Monitoring is an effective way you can help your tween or teen stay drug-free, and an important thing to do — even if you don't suspect your teen is using drugs.Read More >
Setting Limits for Your Teen
In a wink, hormones can shift your teen’s emotions and behaviors into overdrive, sending her off into risky territory. While her judgment skills are developing, she needs you to keep her safe by setting clear limits backed up with firm consequences.Read More >
5 Tips to Help Safeguard Pills and Educate your Teens about the Dangers of Rx Abuse
Every day, more than 2,000 teenagers use a prescription drug to get high for the first time. They're accessing these drugs in the comfort of home; it can be as easy as opening a cupboard, drawer or medicine cabinet. The good news is there are steps you can take to help protect your kids from prescription drug abuse.Read More >