For parents / carers
Download the HSE support guide for parents and guardians for dealing with the issues of drugs and alcohol in the family.
A look at the various ways that drugs and alcohol can affect the family unit.
Advice around how to prevent your child from becoming involved in drugs.
Common signs and symptoms that accompany drug use.
Ways to explore the issue of drug use with your child and of setting boundaries in the home.
When you know the time has come to intervene in your child's drug use.
Information for parents concerned about new types of drugs and changing drug trends
It can help to talk to a professional if you are supporting a loved one with substace use concerns.
Find a local Family Support Worker here.