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Parent Resources

The following resources are intended for parents to learn about youth substance misuse. 

    • The Doorway NH
      • This website provides access to nine local programs around New Hampshire that will assist you, or a loved one in finding the right level of care to handle substance use problems. 211 will also link callers to a variety of NH resources including substance use treatment resources.
      • You can call 211 directly to talk with someone 24/7 for help.
    • Marijuana: What Parents Need to Know
      • Marijuana is often portrayed as harmless, but it can be an addictive drug, especially for teens, that can cause serious risks and consequences. Parents are a child’s first and best protection against drug abuse. This article provides information from the AAP about marijuana and how parents can help their child say “No” to drug use.
    • Legalizing Marijuana Not Good For Kids: AAP Policy Explained
      • The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) believes that youth should not use marijuana, this article explains why.
    • Partnership for Drug Free Kids
      • This website offers support, guidance, tool-kits, and resources for families struggling with a child’s substance use.
    • National Institute on Drug Abuse
      • This website provides information to help you talk with your teens about drugs and their effects, and learn where to go to get help.
    • Teen Safe
      • This website provides an online course, videos, and resources to help parents keep their children safe and healthy from substance misuse.
    • Drug Free New Hampshire
      • This website provides a wide range of informative resources and guides for families and teenagers.
    • Binge Free 603
      • This is a website for young adults trying tot find their reason to avoid excessive drinking.