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    1. 1. Parents, teens, alcohol and other drugs
    2. 2. Alcohol and other drug use <ul><li>Use </li></ul><ul><li>Misuse </li></ul><ul><li>Addiction </li></ul>
    3. 3. Harms of misuse and addiction <ul><li>Motor vehicle crashes remain the number one cause of death among youth ages 15-20. There were 7,460 youth motor vehicle deaths in 2005. (This includes both drivers and passengers.) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Twenty-eight percent (28%) of 15- to 20-year-old drivers who were killed in motor vehicle crashes in 2005 had been drinking . National Highway Traffic Safety Administration </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>Among the 33.9% of currently sexually active high school students nationwide, 23.3% had drunk alcohol or used drugs before their last sexual intercourse. 2005 CDC Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance </li></ul><ul><li>The occurrence of major depressive episode in the past year among youths ages 12-17 was associated with a higher prevalence of illicit drug or alcohol dependence or abuse (19.8%). 2005 SAMHSA National Survey on Drug Use and Health </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>In 2005, 59.8% of youths ages 12-17 reported that they had talked at least once in the past year with at least one of their parents about the dangers of drug, tobacco, or alcohol use. 2005 SAMHSA National Survey on Drug Use and Health </li></ul>
    6. 6. Finally…the ray of light <ul><li>Youths ages 12-17 who believed their parents would strongly disapprove of their using a particular substance were less likely to use that substance than were youths who believed their parents would somewhat disapprove or neither approve nor disapprove. 2005 SAMHSA National Survey on Drug Use and Health </li></ul>
    7. 7. Addiction <ul><li>Genetics play a large role </li></ul><ul><li>Other physiological factors play a large role </li></ul><ul><li>There’s not a whole lot you can do to prevent it </li></ul><ul><li>There’s not much you can do to cause it </li></ul><ul><li>It’s not that common </li></ul>
    8. 8. Marijuana <ul><li>Lifetime use = 48.3% </li></ul><ul><li>Lifetime dependence = 4.2% </li></ul><ul><li>Capture rate = 9.1% </li></ul>
    9. 9. Alcohol <ul><li>Lifetime use = 91.5% </li></ul><ul><li>Lifetime dependence = 14.1% </li></ul><ul><li>Capture rate = 15.4% </li></ul>
    10. 10. Cocaine <ul><li>Lifetime use = 16.2% </li></ul><ul><li>Lifetime dependence = 2.7% </li></ul><ul><li>Capture rate = 16.7% </li></ul>
    11. 11. Heroin <ul><li>Lifetime use = 16.2% </li></ul><ul><li>Lifetime dependence = 2.7% </li></ul><ul><li>Capture rate = 16.7% </li></ul>
    12. 12. Tobacco <ul><li>Lifetime use = 75.6% </li></ul><ul><li>Lifetime dependence = 24.1% </li></ul><ul><li>Capture rate = 31.9% </li></ul>
    13. 13. % of adults dx with dependence by age of first alcohol use Source: Grant & Dawson, 1997 Thirteen 47% Fifteen 39% Seventeen 25% Nineteen 17% Twenty-one 10%
    14. 14. Livonia 9 th Grade Alcohol Use
    15. 15. Livonia 9 th Grade Been Drunk
    16. 16. Livonia 9 th Grade Marijuana Use
    17. 17. Livonia 9 th Grade Inhalant Use
    18. 18. Livonia 9 th Grade Other Drug Use
    19. 19. QUIZ TIME!
    20. 20. Do you…. <ul><li>Tell your child that you disapprove of underage drinking? </li></ul><ul><li>Always </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes </li></ul><ul><li>Never </li></ul>
    21. 21. Do you…. <ul><li>Monitor Teens while they are in your home? </li></ul><ul><li>Always </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes </li></ul><ul><li>Never </li></ul>
    22. 22. Do you…. <ul><li>Set a curfew and consistently enforce house rules? </li></ul><ul><li>Always </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes </li></ul><ul><li>Never </li></ul>
    23. 23. <ul><li>Do you…. </li></ul><ul><li>Inquire of another parent about a gathering or party to verify safe situations and supervised homes? </li></ul><ul><li>Always </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes </li></ul><ul><li>Never </li></ul>
    24. 24. Do you…. <ul><li>Welcome telephone calls at your home verifying supervision of gatherings at your own home? </li></ul><ul><li>Always </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes </li></ul><ul><li>Never </li></ul>
    25. 25. Do you…. <ul><li>Check levels of open alcohol beverages in your home? </li></ul><ul><li>Always </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes </li></ul><ul><li>Never </li></ul>
    26. 26. Do you…. <ul><li>Talk to your teen daily? </li></ul><ul><li>Always </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes </li></ul><ul><li>Never </li></ul>
    27. 27. <ul><li>Do you…. </li></ul><ul><li>Attempt to meet your child's friends and their parents as their environment changes? </li></ul><ul><li>Always </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes </li></ul><ul><li>Never </li></ul>
    28. 28. <ul><li>Do you…. </li></ul><ul><li>Call authorities or other parents to report unsafe situations, parties or gatherings? </li></ul><ul><li>Always </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes </li></ul><ul><li>Never </li></ul>
    29. 29. Do you…. <ul><li>Help your child figure out how to handle risky situations with a plan of action? </li></ul><ul><li>Always </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes </li></ul><ul><li>Never </li></ul>
    30. 30. How Does Your Score Compare?
    31. 31. <ul><ul><li>14% reported drinking alcohol in the last 30 days </li></ul></ul>Livonia Public Schools 7 th Grade Inhalant Use
    32. 32. <ul><ul><li>9% reported using inhalants </li></ul></ul>Livonia Public Schools 7 th Grade Inhalant Use