Monday, February 25, 2013

What parents should not tell teens about drug abuse highlighted in study

Emax Health, February 23, 2013

"Past studies have suggested parents who deliver anti-drug messages to teens should also talk about their own past drug abuse. New research published in Human Communication Research suggests a better approach is not to share that information.
The finding comes from surveys of 500 European American and Latino children in grades 6 to 8.
The investigators found talking to children about negative consequences of alcohol, marijuana and other substances and setting rules is more effective than telling kids about your own past drug use." Read More

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