How to Talk to Teens about Substance Use
How do you talk to teens about drugs and alcohol, and more importantly — should you bring it up?
The answer is yes, talk about it. By the time teens are in 12th grade, 46% of them have tried illicit drugs and 61% have abused alcohol.
Plus, many drug-related incidents in Nebraska are caused by alcohol, nicotine, and marijuana.
The best thing you can do is talk early and often with your teen about the dangers of alcohol and drug use.