DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION OR
SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION
Concept is important to be understood
by the parents or families, who are
dealing with a drug addicted kid or
person. Family's support, love and
guidance is must in such cases.
DRUG ADDICTION TREATMENT
The prevention of drug abuse has become a
complex issue in the society. The best method is
to create awareness among people by
educating them on substance abuse. There is a
great need for the parents to interact with their
children especially in their growing age.
DRUG ADDICTION HELP
The teen years are the most susceptible;
sometimes teenagers get exposure to
embarrassing social and emotional situations
which lead to low self-
esteem, isolation, boredom and depression and
all these can be warning sign for high risk of
SUBSTANCE ABUSE EDUCATION
The low self-esteem brought about by
ridicule from friends and sometimes
family results in the substance abuse.
Communication and involvement in the
child's activity is the first step in creating
awareness about Substance abuse
prevention in adolescents. Positive
parental guidance improves self-esteem.
Parents should be aware of the child's
HOW DO I TALK TO KIDS ABOUT DRUGS
Parents should stay involved with the child's
activities and should notice their every aspect of
behavior specifically if they are
rebellious, troublemakers or unmanageable;
these behavioral traits might be result of drug
abuse. Such children should be well supported
by people around them especially by their
parents; they should encourage them to
participate in sports and after school activities.
This is best time to have a positive influence.
Sometimes painful events such as divorce and
the loss of a loved one acts as a catalyst for
MEDIA LITERACY EDUCATION
Adult guidance is needed to overcome the
confusion and loneliness which occurs through
such horrific situations. What is drug abuse?
Drug Abuse is the habitual use of drugs for non-
medical purpose which leads to change in the
state of body, mind and behavior of the user. For
example, the illegal drugs like
cannabis, heroin, cocaine or ecstasy and legal
drugs like tranquilizers, painkillers & sleeping
pills can be abused. Some addicted drug users
even abuse cough syrups and herbal medicines.
SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION CURRICULUM
If all of a sudden, a young member in your family
starts behaving in an anomalous manner or
keeps himself aloof from rest of the family then
you have reasons to be suspicious and worried.
Following are some of the traits observed in
MEDIA AND ADOLESCENT HEALTH
Daily cough & cold
Low-appetite & Sleeping nights
Anxiety & Irritability
Insomnia & violent behavior
Lethargic & panic attacks
Dehydration & Hypothermia
Physical signs like red eyes
TEENAGE DRUG ABUSE FACTS
Every addict has a desire to quit drugs and if
they themselves acknowledge this desire, they
can recover from the substance abuse
otherwise attempt to recovery is difficult. It is a
known fact that forcing someone to quit against
his or her will is futile. Moreover, it causes
anger, resentment and pushes them deeper into
addiction. To recover from drugs is not an easy
task for the drug users and also for the
parents, whose kids indulge in drugs.
DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION IN TEENS
To recover from drugs is not an easy task
for the drug users and also for the
parents, whose kids indulge in drugs.
Parents and school teachers must know
how to talk to kids about drugs and
educate them on the harmful effects of
drugs & how drugs ruin their future.
Proper care, love and attention is needed
to help your dear ones in recovering from
these bad habits.
DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION SEMINAR
Drug Free Pennsylvania Inc. has been
helping people protect their health for
many years. For more information
relating to prevention from drug and
substance abuse visit his site
will find interesting anti drug programs
available which would help you in saving
the life of your loved one.
If you prefer to reach us by phone, please
Slate Hill Business Center Suite 110 3901
Hartzdale Dr. Camp HIll, PA 17011
717.232.0300 717.232.5400 fax