You have more influence over your child than you think. The guidance and messages you give your children can help to keep them drug free. Learn how you can talk with your children about the dangers of drug use and how to recognize if your child is taking drugs.
Family Checkup: Positive Parenting Prevents Drug Abuse (links to the main NIDA Web site)
Equips parents with research-based skills to help keep their children drug-free.
Juventud Latina - Hable con sus hijos sobre los drogas y sus peligros (En español) (links to the main NIDA Web site)
Insta a los padres a que aprendan más sobre el abuso de drogas y a que hablen con sus hijos sobre las drogas y sus peligros y presenta los diversos temas incluidos en el folleto.
Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know (links to the main NIDA Web site)
A brochure that gives parents the facts about marijuana and offers tips for talking with their children about the drug and its potential harmful effects.
- La marihuana: Lo que los padres deben saber (En español) (links to the main NIDA Web site)
NIDA's Parents & Teachers Page (links to the main NIDA Web site)
Find the latest science-based information about the health effects and consequences of drug abuse and addiction and resources for talking with kids about the impact of drug use on health.
Parents Discuss Drug Abuse and Addiction with Dr. Volkow, Director of NIDA (links to the NIDA YouTube channel)
Dr. Volkow talks to parents in Harlem about the dangers of drug abuse and addiction, how to talk to kids about drugs and how to recognize if a kid is taking drugs.
Preventing Drug Abuse Among Children and Adolescents: A Research-Based Guide for Parents, Educators, and Community Leaders, 2nd Edition (links to the main NIDA Web site)
Research-based drug abuse prevention principles, an overview of program planning, and critical first steps for those learning about prevention.
- Cómo prevenir el uso de drogas en los niños y los adolescentes (segunda edición) (En español) (links to the main NIDA Web site)
The Partnership at Drugfree.org for Parents (links to the Parternship at Drugfree.org Web site)
A website to help parents identify warning signs, and prevent, intervene, and find treatment for drug and alcohol use for their children.