Celebrating: Time to Talk – Transitions & Teens



A Celebration of Women celebrates… Time to Talk




Starting the conversation with your kids and keeping communication open is never easy — but it’s also not as difficult as you may think. Whether you’re having trouble finding the time or finding the right words, Time to Talk is here to provide the support and resources you need when it’s time to talk to your kids about drugs and alcohol.

As a parent, the things you say and do have a tremendous influence on the decisions your child makes – especially when it comes to using drugs or alcohol. Research shows that kids who learn a lot about the risks of drugs from their parents are up to 50% less likely to use. By talking to your kids about drugs and alcohol, you can help them make better choices and live safer, healthier lives.


Transitions & Teens: A Guide For Parents

Studies show that adolescents who haven’t tried drugs or alcohol are more likely to start during times of transition in order to cope with stress. But don’t worry – while change is a part of life, risky behavior, like drug and alcohol use, doesn’t have to be. This guide has everything you need to know to help keep your child healthy – and even happy! – during transition periods.



Grandparents are an important family resource in helping today’s youth avoid the pitfalls of drug and alcohol use and they play a vital role in the lives of their grandchildren. Since roughly half of all grandparents say they want more information on how to help prevent their grandchild from using drugs and alcohol, we’ve created a free-downloadable guide called “Grandparents Hold a Key to Keeping Kids Drug Free.”  

Download the Guide (PDF)



Get Started Now With Your Talk Kit



Your Talk Kit will help you:

  • Begin talking with your kids about the risks of drugs and alcohol
  • Know exactly what to say
  • Answer the tough question: “Did you do drugs?”

You’ll also find:

  • Tips for caring adults involved with kids
  • A practical, one-sheet guide to the drug and alcohol scene

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