Healthy Child Development

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Start talking cartoon      Why are teenagers using drugs?

    • To be relaxed and have fun
    • To be like their friends
    • To try new things
    • To feel better about themselves
    • To deal with stress
    • To rebel
    • To have "something to do"

     Alcohol, tobacco and marijuana are drugs.

Communicating With Your Child About Alcohol and Other Drugs

Look for Signs

Is your child dropping grades, missing schools? Information for parents and caregivers.