Is there a way out?

This website aims to offer you, wherever you are, ways to prevent drug use (including alcohol and tobacco) by your children. A major focus is the use of clear, positive communication between you and your children.

The chapters focus on issues linked to youth drug use, including:

  • education about drugs and their dangers
  • understanding why some young people use drugs
  • how to talk with your child or teen about drug use
  • steps you can take if your child is already experimenting or using

Strengthen your efforts to raise a healthy child by trying to help to prevent their involvement with drugs.

We have tried to offer the information in a way that speaks to parents of all cultures. If we have fallen short of this goal, we apologize. But we invite everyone to think about what we have to say and to consider our suggestions and approaches to help you raise a child that will thrive and avoid the harm that drugs can cause.

Prevention-Smart launched for initial evaluation on June 26th 2009. If you have any comments or feedback, please email us via the contact form.