April E-News from the
Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
Between marijuana legalization, the normalization in pop culture and new ways of using, it’s becoming more complicated for parents to talk with their teens.
This month marked the launch of our brand-newMarijuana Talk Kit: How to Talk With Your Teen About Marijuana. The comprehensive guide equips parents with the facts about marijuana as well as real skills and examples that they can use to have meaningful, productive conversations with their kids.
Download your FREE Marijuana Talk Kit now >
Designed to respond both to today’s heroin and opiate epidemic and threats, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) is an all-inclusive response to opiate and heroin addiction that includes prevention, law enforcement strategies, overdose prevention, expansion of evidence-based treatment and support for those in, or seeking, recovery.
You can help ensure that this important legislation receives the attention and support it deserves by participating in a special National Call-In Day (Wednesday, 4/29).
Learn more about CARA and take action now >
Our complete Drug Guide for Parents is now available for quick and easy reference as a mobile app for Android phones and iPhones. Parents can now access vital information on drugs most commonly abused by teens right from their smartphones, including photos, slang terms and short- and long-term effects.
Learn more and download the free app now >
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