Lessons from Laura
Our Mission

The Laura Project informs, educates and engages parents, teachers and the community to better understand the risk of substance misuse and the disease of addiction to develop strategies to keep children safe and healthy.

Laura struggled with addiction losing her fight at age 29 from an overdose.  Take a look at the lessons that were learned over her 15-year struggle. 

Lessons from Laura

Lessons from Laura
Day 19: Adverse Childhood Experiences Disrupt their.. →
Most of us experience setbacks and adverse experiences, but somehow, we manage.. →
Lessons from Laura
Day 13: Addiction is a Progressive Disases
If you are struggling with an addict in your workplace, your family or in your.. →
Lessons from Laura
Day 6: Addiction Affects Everyone in the Family
When someone becomes addicted and relentlessly pursues the substance, their.. →
Lessons from Laura
Day 3: Addiction is a Disease of the Mind
According to Harvard Health, “Today we recognize addiction as a chronic.. →
Lessons from Laura
Education & Information

Learn about substance misuse and addiction, who is at most risk, how to start the conversation with your children and a host of other valuable topics for parents to explore.

Content Catalog

Article
What to Know About Alcohol and Depression
From the article by Zawn Villines, "Alcohol can make a person feel depressed.. →
Article
Families Choose Empathy Over 'Tough Love' To Rescue.. →
From the article: "More compassion in the home fits the shift away from.. →
Resource Guide
Drug Prevention Tips for Every Age
This helpful resource guide from Partnership for Drug Free Kids gives.. →
Article
Mindfulness and the Brain—How to Explain It to.. →
From the article on the Blissful Kids website: "So what is mindfulness?.. →
Parenting Tips
Experiencing the Natural Consequences of Poor Decisions
You have to ask yourself what life lessons children really learn if parents.. →
Drug Facts
MDMA (Ecstasy, Molly) Facts
MDMA is a drug that people often use at parties and clubs. It affects your mood.. →
Drug Facts
Facts on Opioids
Opioids are commonly prescribed to relieve pain. They are often prescribed by.. →