Three phone calls a day from a worried parent?
Addressing parent concerns whilst maintaining client privacy can be challenging (and time consuming). Answer frequently asked questions with these 5 parent resources.
E-mail this fact sheet to a concerned loved one or better still, give them a copy before you begin engaging a young person.
Young people do better in treatment when they know their privacy is protected. Help families to understand a young person’s needs and be involved in a helpful way.
Drug tests and cheep and readily available but forcing a young person to use them can do more harm than good. Help parents understand the pros and cons of drug testing a young person.
Many young people who try drugs or alcohol don’t go on to experience problems. For the small percentage who do, there are many different pathways into problems with drugs and many pathways young people can take to move on from them.
Misinformation about Ice is a growing problem for parents. Reduce fear by helping family members’ access accurate and balanced info (and practical tried and tested tips).