Youth & Drugs
"How do I know if my child is abusing drugs or alcohol"
If you find drugs or items such as smoking pipes, it is a strong indication that your child is using or experimenting with drugs. Behaviour is another indicator.
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These behaviours may indicate drug use but they may also indicate normalgrowing pains. The best way to know for sure is to observe your child, get toknow his or her friends, but most importantly, TALK. Communication is essential for your child's growth and safety.
If you know that your child is taking drugs, take action and do not ignore theproblem. Explain the harmful effects of drugs, including the long-term effects toone's physical, social and mental well-being.