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Drugs and teenagers

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.

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Understanding teenage drug use

Drugs can be a tricky topic to talk to your teen about. Here are the facts you need to know.

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