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Don't lose the head
Don't Lose the Head open/close
A support guide for parents and guardians in dealing with the issues of drugs and alcohol in the family.
Effects on the family
Effects on the family open/close
A look at the various ways that drugs and alcohol can affect the family unit.
Risks and resilience
Why some young people take drugs and others don't open/close
Find out about what the things that can prevent or predispose your teen to try drugs.
How can I prevent my child from becoming involved in drugs?
How can I prevent my child from becoming involved in drugs? open/close
Practical advice and information to help prevent you child from using drugs.
Prevention
Prevention open/close
Advice around how to prevent your child from becoming involved in drugs.
How can I tell if my child is using drugs?
How can I tell if my child is using drugs? open/close
Common signs and symptoms that accompany drug use.
Signs and symptoms<
Signs and symptoms open/close
Common signs that someone is using drugs, broken down by drug types.
I am worried that my teenager might be using drugs
I am worried that my teenager might be using drugs open/close
Ways to explore the issue of drug use with your child and of setting boundaries in the home.
What should I do if I find out that my child is using cannabis?
What should I do if I find out that my child is using cannabis? open/close
The most common illegal drug used by teenagers, this section explores some of the ways of dealing with your child's cannabis use.
Intervention
Intervention open/close
When you know the time has come to intervene in your child's drug use.

 

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