#6803. Statistics show that 80 percent of young people consume alcohol (more than just a few sips) by the end of high school, and 50 percent have done so by eighth grade. Also, 54 percent have used an illicit drug by the time they leave high school.
So, what’s a parent to do? This program provides information about both preventing teen alcohol and drug use and intervening once a teen has started using.
Parents will learn about the serious consequences of adolescent drug use, how to tell that their child might be using, and effective ways to intervene if their child is using.
Comes with a free facilitator’s guide that includes a parent education session and take-home materials.
Viewing time: 23 minutes. Closed-captioned. 2005.