BLOG

I Think My Teen is Using Drugs: 6 Essential Tips on How to Intervene (Pt.2)

Knowing how to effectively intervene when you learn that your teen is using drugs and/or alcohol is vital for getting her back on the right track. The process can be an emotional roller coaster that tests the strength of you, your teen, and your relationship, but ultimately your actions will better ensure the health and safety of your child. You’ve already acknowledged there is a problem and are seeking measures to address it. For some parents, this is the hardest step. You should be proud of that. But there is more that needs to be done. In our first article, we covered the absolute necessity that you don’t ignore the situation, taking time to prepare before you intervene, and what to say a

I Think My Teen is Using Drugs: 6 Essential Tips on How to Intervene (Pt.1)

It can be one of a parent’s worst fears, something you dread and hope never happens. You’ve discovered (or highly suspect) that your teen is using drugs and/or alcohol. Maybe you’ve found a hidden stash or some drug paraphernalia or simply noticed a string of new and unusual behaviors and personality changes inconsistent with typical teenage development. Perhaps you’ve overheard your teen and her friends talking about “Texas Tea” or caught her high after a party. The circumstances don’t really matter. What matters is what you do next. You don’t want to push your teen away, yet you also need to steer him toward safer and healthier behavior. Knowing the right things to say and do—as well as wh

GET IN TOUCH

9616 Micron Ave #750 Sacramento, CA, 95827

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

© 2020 Omni Youth Programs.