Tips for supporting your teenager
Handling the tricky topic of drugs with your teenager can feel daunting. Starting an ongoing conversation about drugs with them is the first step to dealing with it together. Staying informed about the risks and having clear rules and boundaries can help guide your teen to make the right decisions. If you think your child may have a problem, knowing why teens do drugs can help. See below for more helpful tips and strategies on addressing drugs with your teenager.
Quiz: Test your knowledge on drugs and teens
Do the real-life stats about teen drug use match what you've heard? Take this 9 question quiz.
How to talk about drugs with your teenager
A practical guide to handling the difficult drug conversation with your teen.
Ask the experts about parties and teenagers
We ask the experts about practical tips on handling high school parties with your teenager and how t
Ask the experts about drugs, teenagers and peer pr
We ask Australian drug prevention experts the questions parents ask the most about drugs and peer pr
Cannabis and a teenager's developing brain: what y
What parents need to know about cannabis, how it affects young brains and what happens if teens driv
Creative ways to say no to peer pressure
Saying 'no' can be pretty tough so dad of 8 Jay Laga'aia shares his top 6 tips for getting out of tr
What parents think about...drugs and alcohol
A group of parents share how they have chatted to their teenagers about drinking and drugs.