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Check out the links below with resources for both parents and teens. 

Resources for Parents

Check out these resources to help you start—and keep up—the conversation about the dangers of drinking alcohol and using other drugs at a young age.

Find the latest science-based information about the health effects and consequences of drug use and addiction and resources for talking with kids about the impact of drug use on health.

Not sure how to prevent drug or alcohol use? Or what to do if you suspect or have discovered substance use? We have the science- and research-backed information to help you help your child.

A Substance Abuse Guide for Parents

As kids move from middle school into high school, they start to explore new experiences to help find their identity. It’s during this time when young teenagers are tempted to try different drugs and/or alcohol.

Program to help young people and parents with quitting vaping

Talk with Your Teen About E-cigarette: A Tip Sheet for Parents

Talking to Your Teens About Marijuana and Other Drugs

Information on tobacco and other drug policy and legislation

Maryland Department of Health

Information on the Tobacco 21 Law

Tips for Talking to Kids  About Smoking

Drug and alcohol addiction is one of the greatest risks for our kids.
If you’re like most parents, you want to make a difference in their lives and protect them against drug and alcohol abuse, but you’re not sure how to do it. We’re here to help.

24/7 tobacco cessation for parents and teens by phone or online programs

Intervention for youth who use tobacco, alcohol, marijuana and other drugs

Resources for teens

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people between 10 to 24. Sometimes it feels as though your struggle is being underestimated by your age. But we hear you, and help is available.

Since mental health conditions typically begin during childhood, adolescence or young adulthood, NAMI has compiled essential information and resources intended to help young people get the mental health support they need.

Contact the NEDA Helpline for support, resources, and treatment options for yourself or a loved one who is struggling with an eating disorder.

Prevention: Learn how to identify bullying and stand up to it safely

The Substance Use Resources for Adolescents and Young Adults are online resources aimed specifically at adolescents and young adults.

We use provocative, creative and innovative approaches to influence culture, inspire youth and young adults and initiate action. All grounded in research. All to achieve a future where tobacco use and nicotine addiction a thing of the past.

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