Topics: Drug addiction, Drug abuse, Addiction Pages: 3 (580 words) Published: December 20, 2012
Prevention information is abundant online. To be sure you are accessing reliable and reputable sites, CBI has selected prevention websites designed just for parents, just for teens, and local resources available in Arizona. Stay connected...Stay informed.
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F-or Parents
Working with the nation’s leading experts in the fields of parenting and substance abuse prevention, serves as a drug prevention information center, and a supportive community for parents to interact and learn from each other. The site provides parents and other adults caregivers access to: • Helpful articles and advice from experts in the fields of parenting and substance abuse prevention;

• Science-based drug prevention information, news and studies; • Support from other parents striving to keep their children drug-free; • Perspectives of teens themselves.
Parents can profoundly influence their children to make healthy choices. TimeToTalk provides easy-to-use guides and tips to help you have ongoing conversations with your kids to keep them healthy and drug-free. Research shows that kids who consistently learn about the risks of drugs from their parents are 50% less likely to use drugs and alcohol than those who do not; yet, only 30% of teens report learning a lot from their parents.

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F-or Teens
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), created this website to educate adolescents ages 11 through 15 (as well as their parents and teachers) on the science behind drug abuse. Recognizing that teens want to be treated as equals, NIDA scientists were careful not to preach about the dangers of drug use. Rather, the site delivers science-based facts about how drugs affect the brain...
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