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 23: Managing Your Childrens' Electronics
Parents should be strategic about the way their children use electronics A.. →
Lessons from Laura
Day 10: Addiction Affects the Family in Profound Ways
If you have an addict in your immediate family, make sure not to forget the.. →
Lessons from Laura
Day 8: Addiction is All Around You
Addiction is all around you. Here are the numbers: 27 million Americans.. →
Lessons from Laura
Day 2: Addiction is All Around You
The statistics from studies done 3 years ago give you a picture of what is.. →
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

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9 Breathing Exercises to Relieve Anxiety
According to Sheryl Ankrom, "Breathing is a necessity of life that usually.. →
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How to Become More Mindful in Your Everyday Life
Elizabeth Scott says, "It can be tough in today's fast-paced world to pause and.. →
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7 Causes of Anxiety
According to Dr. Chris Iliades, "Everyone gets anxious, restless, and.. →
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5 Ways to Cope With Addiction as a Family
According to Christopher Shea, "More and more families are affected by.. →
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Talking About Drugs With Kids in Middle School
From the Addictions is Real article, "Your child’s transition to middle.. →
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Impaired Decision-making, Impulsivity, and.. →
According to MentalHelp, "Obviously, this ability to inhibit impulses is very.. →
Lessons from Laura
Day 20: Protecting Your Child by Helping them Manage.. →
Because we are adults, we look at situations with an adult lens. How many times.. →