”[vc_column][vc_single_image image=”407″ alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]There is no sure way to prevent your child from experimenting with
drugs but you can decrease the chances if you:
Maintain good communication with your child. Make sure they know
they can talk to you if they have any concerns or issues.
Be interested in their activities and know who their friends are. Help with
homework and give them lifts to and from sports and other activities.
Make sure your own use of alcohol or other drugs is responsible. The
best way to influence their behavior is by example.
Inform yourself about drugs.
Praise and encourage healthy behavior.
Have positive expectations for your children.
Have open discussions with your child from a young age about drug
use: what they would do if offered drugs, explore examples, positives
and negatives of use.
Talk time to encourage them not to drink or smoke. Research shows the
longer you can delay this the less likely they are to use illegal drugs.
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