Resources for Parents

As a parent, you may feel disconnected or powerless from influencing your teen.

But you are their #1 influence. The more you know, the better you can help your teen navigate these tough issues. Check out these great resources:

Training Opportunities

OFFERED BY PARTNERS FOR PREVENTION

Building community awareness and involvement is an effective way to address the risks and prevent substance misuse among youth. We offer pre-recorded and in-person trainings that can be customized to meet your needs.

The Prevention 101 training is focused on prevention methods and why they are critical for the community. This training also includes some brain development basics and why delaying the onset of substance use is essential.

Format: Pre-recorded

Age: Appropriate for all

The Prevention 102 training focuses on the risks of alcohol, cannabis, tobacco and vaping, and what support methods are available for prevention and treatment.

Format: Pre-recorded

Age: Appropriate for all

The Youth Mental Health First Aid training is designed for anyone working with youth.

 

Per the National Council for Mental Wellbeing, “Mental Health First Aid is a course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis”.

Format: In person, group setting

Age: 18 years or older

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