Navigation Links
Middle School Marks Most Critical Time to Start Ongoing Conversations About Drug and Alcohol Use With Kids
Date:9/5/2007

ly meetings to check in with your child's

activities, encourage them to share their experiences and help them

address any potential issues or problems.

For more helpful tips and tools to help get the conversation started with your middle-schooler this September, visit TimeToTalk.org.

It is never too early to start having open conversations with children about the dangers and consequences of drug and alcohol use. In fact, a child's entry into middle school marks a critical juncture -- a time when parents need to be aware of their child's new surroundings and the pressures that come with exposure to new peers and social situations. TimeToTalk.org features tips specifically designed to help parents get the conversation started with children entering middle school.

"You may think your son or daughter is still too young, but middle school marks one of the most significant transitions in children's lives and the first time they may be exposed to alcohol, inhalants and drug abuse in a meaningful way," said Steve Pasierb, president and CEO of the Partnership. "Children tend to aspire upwards -- 5th graders want to emulate the behaviors of 7th or 8th graders and so on, right up through high school. For this reason, parents need to start talking with their children early, as they enter middle school, and keep the conversation going as they head off to college. We want to help parents understand they are one of the most influential voices in the lives of their children. Time To Talk is the place where we will continue to provide easy tips, conversation starters and the personal connections parents say they need."

Research has found that kids who learn a lot about the risks of drugs from their parents are up to 50 percent less likely to use drugs, yet only 31 percent of kids report learning about the risks of drugs from their parents.

According to data from the 2006 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS), nearly one-third of p
'/>"/>

SOURCE The Partnership for a Drug-Free America
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. The effect of heart rate in middle aged men
2. Yoga for preventing weight gain in middle age
3. Obesity in the Middle age can increase risk of developing dementia
4. Folic acid retards mental decline in middle aged
5. Folic Acid Retards Mental Decline In Middle Aged Subjects
6. Hearing Problems Of Middle Age Are Affecting The Younger Generation
7. Breastfeeding Decline In Middle East Worries UN
8. Bird Flu Risk In Europe, Middle East And Africa
9. A Comparative Study On Dietary Habits In Middle School Students And Increase In Weight
10. Moderate Drinking Can Help Cut Diabetes Risk In Middle-Aged Women
11. Middle-Aged Women with Headaches, Often Walk Out With Prescriptions
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/20/2014)... T.E.N., a technology and information ... that William H. Murray, renowned author and industry ... Leadership Award winner. Presented annually, the ISE® Luminary ... leader and industry practitioner for his or her ... information security industry. , Formerly with IBM, Murray ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... October 20, 2014 Zereana Jess-Huff, a 34-year-old ... Maryland 2014 on a platform to think outside the bra. ... uses her position to raise awareness about women’s other lady ... breast cancer. You say the color pink and everybody knows ... for a fact that it has not been won when ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... My Clients Plus ( http://www.MyClientsPlus.com ) today announced ... module enables easy administration and routing of follow-up items ... This application allows users such as Therapists to assign ... item to a specific client, categorize tasks the way ... for follow-ups. It's designed to enable easy access ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, ... all the latest information from the FDA on Sit ... on October 10 not to purchase or use Sit and ... Sit and Slim II is promoted as weight loss product ... Sibutramine, removed from the market in 2010 for safety reasons, ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Rockynol Retirement Community broke ground ... The $11 million project will include the latest in ... with full-service restaurant style dining. , “We are excited ... Assisted Living apartments,” said Kara Hanzie, Rockynol Executive Director ... of care and this investment is proof of our ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Bill Murray named 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 2Health News:Bill Murray named 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 3Health News:Bill Murray named 2014 ISE® Luminary Leadership Award Winner 4Health News:Ovarian Cancer Survivor Mrs. Maryland Urges Media to Think Outside the Bra 2Health News:Ovarian Cancer Survivor Mrs. Maryland Urges Media to Think Outside the Bra 3Health News:My Clients Plus Announces New Workflow Management Software 2Health News:FDA Advises Not to Use Sit and Slim II: AttorneyOne Monitors and Keeps Consumers Informed 2Health News:Rockynol Retirement Community Expands Assisted Living Center 2
... variations that point to spectrum disorders , TUESDAY, March ... for brain proteins that seem to be linked to ... of the most comprehensive genetic analyses of association between ... spectrum disorder] risk," said Anthony Monaco, of the Wellcome ...
... ... Detox Protocol using Far Infrared. FIR therapy is a major key for returning us back ... ... Ph.D., RIET-1, a Doctor of Integrative Medicine and an Industrial Toxicologist, has dedicated a ...
... complications, costs, , TUESDAY, March 30 (HealthDay News) -- Current ... age 45, especially for those who are overweight, but new ... 30 and 45 for everyone . , When screening ... every year to five years, the average cost per quality-adjusted ...
... lung cancer per year in Germany are due to ... in the current edition of Deutsches rzteblatt International ... and his coauthors ( Dtsch Arztebl Int 2010; ... the results of relevant studies, the recently published S1 ...
... One in three South Asian, West Asian or Arab women ... say they have trouble accessing a doctor to address ... findings, from a new study by researchers at St. Michael,s ... finds this group and immigrant women and men are at ...
... ... Misunderstandings about proper use of antibiotics have the potential to ... report in the April issue of AJIC: American Journal of Infection ... Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (APIC). esearchers from Columbia University and MixedInk ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Scientist, Dr Staninger, Unlocks the Mystery of Morgellons Disease 2Health News:Scientist, Dr Staninger, Unlocks the Mystery of Morgellons Disease 3Health News:Diabetes Screening Should Start Sooner 2Health News:Diabetes Screening Should Start Sooner 3Health News:Minority women least likely to gain access to a doctor, study says 2Health News:Misinformation About Antibiotics Can Travel to Large Audience Via Twitter: Study 2Health News:Misinformation About Antibiotics Can Travel to Large Audience Via Twitter: Study 3Health News:Misinformation About Antibiotics Can Travel to Large Audience Via Twitter: Study 4Health News:Misinformation About Antibiotics Can Travel to Large Audience Via Twitter: Study 5
(Date:10/20/2014)... NEW YORK and RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 20, ... the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation (HNF), both philanthropies, announced ... develop drug candidates for the treatment of the ... BioPontis Alliance announced its alliance model ... is a first demonstration of a collaborative model ...
(Date:10/18/2014)... , Oct. 18, 2014  In a ... Campaign (HRC), the nation,s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual ... the use of Truvada for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). ... used to prevent the spread of a disease ... only brand name anti-HIV drug combination currently approved ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... Conn. , Oct. 17, 2014 UBM Medica ... a leading online community and information resource for neurologists ... disease and Alzheimer disease , with discussions of ... to 1 million Americans have Parkinson disease , more ... dystrophy, or Lou Gehrig disease. Diagnosis can be ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:The Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation and BioPontis Alliance for Rare Disease Partner to Develop Treatments for Charcot-Marie-Tooth 2The Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation and BioPontis Alliance for Rare Disease Partner to Develop Treatments for Charcot-Marie-Tooth 3HRC Endorses PrEP, Calls for Bold Action to Expand Access to Anti-HIV Drug 2HRC Endorses PrEP, Calls for Bold Action to Expand Access to Anti-HIV Drug 3Neurology Times Features Coverage of Parkinson and Alzheimer Disease 2Neurology Times Features Coverage of Parkinson and Alzheimer Disease 3
... secondary endpoints support outcomes benefitHAYWARD, Calif., May ... held biopharmaceutical company developing anti-inflammatory drugs, announced ... events with Near-term Cardiovascular Inflammation Suppression), a ... of 500mg of varespladib when administered to ...
... Food Variety and Cognition-Related Fatty Acid are Important ... The strong preference kids with autism have ... nutritional deficiencies because their diets lack sufficient variety, ... Center at this year,s Pediatric Academic Societies meeting ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Anthera's Varespladib Meets Primary Endpoint in Phase 2 FRANCIS Trial for the Treatment of Acute Coronary Syndrome 2Anthera's Varespladib Meets Primary Endpoint in Phase 2 FRANCIS Trial for the Treatment of Acute Coronary Syndrome 3Anthera's Varespladib Meets Primary Endpoint in Phase 2 FRANCIS Trial for the Treatment of Acute Coronary Syndrome 4Lack of Food Variety Puts Kids With Autism at Risk for Poor Nutrition 2Lack of Food Variety Puts Kids With Autism at Risk for Poor Nutrition 3
Used to introduce large devices for vascular intervention....
Used to introduce balloon, closed and non-tapered end catheters and other devices for intervention....
Used to introduce balloon, closed and non-tapered end catheters or other devices for intervention....
Used to introduce balloon, electrode, closed or non-tapered end and other catheters....
Medicine Products: