For Parents

Guiding Good Choices

 We are currently enrolling for Somali, Spanish and Oromo classes this fall.

For Somali they can call Nafiso: SOMALI Nafiso Samatar 206.778-9755

Anyone can sign themselves up or sign someone else up with this registration link: https://bit.ly/GGC-SignUp

Starts with One

Talking to your kids about drugs can be tough, but it maybe the most important thing you do. For tips on how to start conversations about opioid prevention and use, click on this link https://getthefactsrx.com/conversation-starters-parents

Parent Toolkit

In this toolkit you will find tips on how to have a conversation, opioid facts, and ways to help you break the ice with your young adult child when it comes to discussing opioids

See how the coalition is using this campaign to increase awareness: https://swseattleyouthalliance.org/public-awareness/

 

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Sponsored by the Washington Healthy Youth Coalition (WHYC), our mission is to prevent and reduce underage alcohol and marijuana use. Check out resources at Start Talking Now.

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The University of Washington’s Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute’s mission is to advance research, policy, and practice in order to improve the lives of individuals, families, and communities affected by alcohol and drug use and abuse. Check out research and resources online!

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This eBook provides you with information about adolescent and young adult alcohol and other drug abuse treatment and will help you get the most appropriate care for your child and family. Also check out,  How to Prevent Drug Use at Every Age.

Drug Rehab

Drug Rehab is a free web resource that provides information about substance abuse and mental health issues. Check out their Parents Guide which contains information that we feel every parent should have in order to educate themselves and their child on the dangers of substance abuse. Feel free to view that and our Alcohol Addiction page.

Other Resources:

Alcohol and Drug 24-Hour Helpline: (206) 722-3700.

Parent Guide to Marijuana Prevention

Talk. They Hear You

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