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The Kitchen Table ToolKit The Kitchen Table ToolKit

From the Talk2Prevent website by New York State

The Kitchen Table ToolkitThe New York State Combat Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse Kitchen Table Toolkit was developed to assist ...

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1 Tool-Kit-Tool-Kit jplist-topic-Communicating jplist-topic-talk-to-kids jplist-topic-Talk2Prevent 0 295167 295167 The Kitchen Table ToolkitThe New York State Combat Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse Kitchen Table Toolkit was developed to assist individuals (parents, spouses, siblings, teachers, coaches, counselors, probation officers, etc.) with initiating conversations about heroin and opioid abuse. Information, resources, and supports are available so no one needs to be alone in the fight to combat heroin and opioid abuse. Recognizing that addiction is not exclusive to heroin and opioids, this information may be applicable for alcohol and other drugs, also addressed in this toolkit.

The Kitchen Table ToolKit

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The Kitchen Table ToolkitThe New York State Combat Heroin and Prescription Drug Abuse Kitchen Table Toolkit was developed to assist individuals ...

Teens and Drugs: 5 Tips for Talking to Your KIds Teens and Drugs: 5 Tips for Talking to Your KIds

Article from Harvard Medical

Teens and Drugs: 5 Tips for Talking to Your KIdsFrom the article posted by Harvard Medical, "Parents of adolescents face a tough dilemma ...

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2 Article-Article jplist-topic-Harvard-Medical jplist-topic-Talk-To-Teens jplist-topic-Teens-And-Drugs 0 295172 295172 Teens and Drugs: 5 Tips for Talking to Your KIdsFrom the article posted by Harvard Medical, "Parents of adolescents face a tough dilemma about substance use: we may want our children to be abstinent, but what do we do if they are not? The risks are high, as we’ve discussed in our blog about adolescent substance use and the developing brain. While parents can and should communicate clearly that non-use is the best decision for health, we simply can’t control every aspect of young people’s lives. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to successful dialogue with teens about substance use, but these principles may be helpful."Read the Article

Teens and Drugs: 5 Tips for Talking to Your KIds

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Teens and Drugs: 5 Tips for Talking to Your KIdsFrom the article posted by Harvard Medical, "Parents of adolescents face a tough dilemma about ...

Mental Health 101: Talking with Kids (Youth... Mental Health 101: Talking with Kids (Youth...

National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health

In these unsettling times, it is more important than ever to remember that caring for a child’s mental health is just as important as ...

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3 Resource-Guide-Resource-Guide jplist-topic-Mental-Health jplist-topic-talk-to-kids 0 295176 295176 In these unsettling times, it is more important than ever to remember that caring for a child’s mental health is just as important as caring for his or her physical health. This guide will equip you with a better understanding of how to talk to your children about difficult topics and to engage with them in a way that promotes positive mental health.This is an excellent resource guide from the National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health.  

Mental Health 101: Talking with Kids (Youth Mental Health Project)

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In these unsettling times, it is more important than ever to remember that caring for a child’s mental health is just as important as caring for ...

Tips from Parents Like You: How to Ask Tips from Parents Like You: How to Ask

Video from the Vermont Department of Health

Vermont ParentsUpFrom the Vermont ParentsUp website, "Vermont parents know it’s important to have conversations with their kids about ...

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4 Video-Video jplist-topic-talk-to-kids 0 295177 295177 Vermont ParentsUpFrom the Vermont ParentsUp website, "Vermont parents know it’s important to have conversations with their kids about alcohol and drug use. It’s important for parents to remember that it’s not just the questions you ask, but it also depends on how you ask the questions. Get more tips and advice at http://parentupvt.org/"

Tips from Parents Like You: How to Ask

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Vermont ParentsUpFrom the Vermont ParentsUp website, "Vermont parents know it’s important to have conversations with their kids about alcohol and ...

Did You Know About Marijuana? Did You Know About Marijuana?

Infographic from SAMHSA: Talk to Your Kids About the Facts

This infographic from SAMSHA gives parents some tips on having an informed discussion with their kids about marijuana.

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5 Infographic-Infographic jplist-topic-marijuana jplist-topic-talk-to-kids 0 295183 295183 This infographic from SAMSHA gives parents some tips on having an informed discussion with their kids about marijuana.

Did You Know About Marijuana?

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This infographic from SAMSHA gives parents some tips on having an informed discussion with their kids about marijuana.

How to talk to your teens about marijuana How to talk to your teens about marijuana

Resource Guide from the Partnership for Drug Free Kids

The Partnership for Drug Free Kids produced this excellent talk guide to help you talk to teens about marijuana. From their website: "We ...

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6 Resource-Guide-Resource-Guide jplist-topic-marijuana jplist-topic-Talk-To-Teens 0 295181 295181 The Partnership for Drug Free Kids produced this excellent talk guide to help you talk to teens about marijuana.  From their website:  "We are the only national nonprofit committed to supporting the whole family as they address every aspect of substance use and addiction, from prevention to recovery. Learn more about our history and impact, and meet the dedication and passionate people who make it all possible."  

How to talk to your teens about marijuana

Resource Guide

The Partnership for Drug Free Kids produced this excellent talk guide to help you talk to teens about marijuana. From their website: "We are the ...

Drug Prevention Tips for Every Age Drug Prevention Tips for Every Age

Resource Guide from the Partnership for Drug Free Kids

Drug Prevention Tips for Every AgeThis helpful resource guide from Partnership for Drug Free Kids gives excellent advice on how to start ...

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7 Resource-Guide-Resource-Guide jplist-topic-Partnership-For-Drug-Free-Kids jplist-topic-talk-to-kids 0 297076 297076 Drug Prevention Tips for Every AgeThis helpful resource guide from Partnership for Drug Free Kids gives excellent advice on how to start the conversation at any age. From their website: "Conversations are one of the most powerful tools parents can use to connect with — and protect — their kids. But, when tackling some of life’s tougher topics, especially those about drugs and alcohol, just figuring out what to say can be a challenge. We’ve provided scenarios and scripts below on what to say to your child, no matter their age."Access the Resource Guide

Drug Prevention Tips for Every Age

Resource Guide

Drug Prevention Tips for Every AgeThis helpful resource guide from Partnership for Drug Free Kids gives excellent advice on how to start the ...

Dangers of E-Cigarettes, Vaping, and Juuls: How... Dangers of E-Cigarettes, Vaping, and Juuls: How...

Video by MD Anderson Cancer Center

How to Talk to Kids about Vaping"E-cigarettes, vape pens and JUULs are marketed as a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes. But these ...

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8 Video-Video jplist-topic-Ecigarettes jplist-topic-Juuls jplist-topic-Nicotine jplist-topic-Smoking jplist-topic-talk-to-kids jplist-topic-Vaping 0 319992 319992 How to Talk to Kids about Vaping"E-cigarettes, vape pens and JUULs are marketed as a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes. But these nicotine delivery devices are now being used at epidemic rates by children and teens. Our experts explain why they are not safe for kids and young people."Description from the MD Anderson Cancer Center

Dangers of E-Cigarettes, Vaping, and Juuls: How to Talk to Kids

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How to Talk to Kids about Vaping"E-cigarettes, vape pens and JUULs are marketed as a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes. But these nicotine ...

How to Talk to Teens About Vaping How to Talk to Teens About Vaping

Article from Mind Shift by Emily Vaughn

How to Talk to Teens About VapingFrom the article on MindShift, "Vape pens are easy to conceal, they're easy to confuse with other ...

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9 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Nicotine jplist-topic-talk-to-kids jplist-topic-Teens jplist-topic-Vaping 0 340383 340383 How to Talk to Teens About VapingFrom the article on MindShift, "Vape pens are easy to conceal, they're easy to confuse with other electronic gadgets like USB flash drives, and they generally don't leave lingering smells on clothes. All these things make them appealing to underage users, and confounding to parents. Gone are the days when sniffing a teenager's jacket or gym bag counted as passive drug screening. Now if parents want to know if their teens are vaping nicotine or cannabis, their best bet is a good old fashioned conversation."Read the Article

How to Talk to Teens About Vaping

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How to Talk to Teens About VapingFrom the article on MindShift, "Vape pens are easy to conceal, they're easy to confuse with other electronic gadgets ...

Explaining a Parent's Addiction to Children Explaining a Parent's Addiction to Children

Article from VeryWell Mind by Buddy T

Explaining a Parent's Addiction to ChildrenFrom the article on VeryWell Mind, "Children living in homes where there is parental substance ...

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10 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Children jplist-topic-Talking 0 376994 376994 Explaining a Parent's Addiction to ChildrenFrom the article on VeryWell Mind, "Children living in homes where there is parental substance abuse can find life difficult, unpredictable, and confusing. Sometimes they even believe the alcohol or drug abuse is their fault. Dealing with this chaos and unpredictability can leave kids feeling insecure and uncertain. Additionally, they may receive inconsistent messages from their parents. As a result, children can feel guilt and shame trying to keep the family's "secrets." And they often feel abandoned due to the emotional unavailability of their parents." Read the Article

Explaining a Parent's Addiction to Children

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Explaining a Parent's Addiction to ChildrenFrom the article on VeryWell Mind, "Children living in homes where there is parental substance abuse can ...

Your Child and Mind-Altering Substances Your Child and Mind-Altering Substances

Article from Psychology Today by Marty Nemko Ph.D.

Your Child and Mind-Altering SubstancesFrom Psychology Today, "Substance abuse is among the most important parenting topics, and among the ...

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11 Article-Article jplist-topic-Child jplist-topic-Mind-altering-Substances 0 377015 377015 Your Child and Mind-Altering SubstancesFrom Psychology Today, "Substance abuse is among the most important parenting topics, and among the most ticklish. Key preventers of abuse are parents’ role modeling and placing the child in schools and activities with friends who are unlikely to be abusers. But done well, one or more conversations with your child can also help. And with alcohol seen as normative and marijuana increasingly legalized, a first conversation may be needed quite early in your child’s life.."Read the Article

Your Child and Mind-Altering Substances

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Your Child and Mind-Altering SubstancesFrom Psychology Today, "Substance abuse is among the most important parenting topics, and among the most ...

How Parents Can Talk to Teens About Marijuana... How Parents Can Talk to Teens About Marijuana...

Article from Healthline by Shawn Radcliffe

Marijuana use among U.S. teens has risen since the early 1990s, even as alcohol and tobacco use has fallenFrom Heathline, "Teenagers in the ...

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12 Article-Article jplist-topic-marijuana jplist-topic-Parent jplist-topic-Talk jplist-topic-Teen 0 377025 377025 Marijuana use among U.S. teens has risen since the early 1990s, even as alcohol and tobacco use has fallenFrom Heathline, "Teenagers in the United States are using less alcohol and tobacco today than they did in the early 1990s, but marijuana use has risen sharply during that time, a new study shows."This comes at a time when 33 states and the District of Columbia have legalized medical or recreational marijuana, or both. This study doesn't show how marijuana use has changed in states that legalized recreational marijuana. But the overall trend in the country is toward greater use of marijuana among high school students.Read the Article

How Parents Can Talk to Teens About Marijuana Legalization

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Marijuana use among U.S. teens has risen since the early 1990s, even as alcohol and tobacco use has fallenFrom Heathline, "Teenagers in the United ...

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