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:8/28/2014)... To kick off the fall season ... One Spas retailers across the country are offering 0% ... The Hot Tub Tailgate Event is from August 29th-September ... more information and to apply early! , As the ... wide variety of outdoor hot tubs with exclusive features ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... 28, 2014) A fortuitous collaboration at Rice ... a recently discovered natural antibiotic. , The laboratory ... someday help bolster the fight against bacteria that ... around the world. , As part of ... structural biologist Yousif Shamoo and their colleagues created ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... researchers place glue directly on the nerve stumps, but ... and allows glue to easily invade the nerve ends. ... to insert the nerve ends into the conduit because ... Xiangdang Liang and co-workers from the General Hospital of ... technique and defined the best parameters for its use ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... be treated with nasal septum cells. Researchers at the ... cells taken from the nasal septum are able to ... can thus repair articular cartilage defects. The nasal cartilage ... environment is associated with the expression of so-called HOX ... has published the research results together with the report ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... OTTAWA, August 28, 2014 One in every 200 ... with the number of people living with the disease ... according to a study by researchers at the Institute ... Eastern Ontario (CHEO), and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. ... prevalence in the world. , The study, published this ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Synthesis produces new antibiotic 2Health News:Synthesis produces new antibiotic 3Health News:Synthesis produces new antibiotic 4Health News:From nose to knee: Engineered cartilage regenerates joints 2Health News:Ontario has one of the highest rates of IBD in the world 2
... caries can destroy most of a child,s teeth by ... Indians and Alaskan natives. Although the link between ... has been known for almost a century, progress in ... the disease has remained elusive. The ...
... The American College of Physicians (ACP) today told the ... including enacting a permanent end to scheduled Medicare sustainable ... for Congress to act was demonstrated by today,s release ... across-the-board cut in Medicare payments to doctors on January ...
... , THURSDAY, Nov. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Allergy ... costs and can now provide relief to allergy sufferers ... And while allergy shots are currently given under the ... investigated, delegates heard at this week,s annual scientific meeting ...
... the first time, researchers have combined gene therapy ... severe, crippling bleeding disorder hemophilia A in large ... new therapies for human patients. Researchers at ... Medicine, collaborating with other institutions, report in ...
... HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, Nov. 2 (HealthDay News) -- ... subset of hard-to-treat hemophilia patients also seems to be effective ... this study, published in the Nov. 3 edition of the ... one and didn,t last long, the results do raise the ...
... Men with locally advanced or high-risk prostate cancer who ... are less likely to die from their disease, shows ... Margaret Hospital (PMH) Cancer Program, University Health Network. ... Lancet (doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(11)61095-7). Principal investigator Padraig Warde, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:NYUCD awarded $2.2 million NIH grant to decode genome of caries-causing bacteria 2Health News:NYUCD awarded $2.2 million NIH grant to decode genome of caries-causing bacteria 3Health News:Congress must 'go big' on physician payment reform 2Health News:Congress must 'go big' on physician payment reform 3Health News:Improved Allergy Shots Might Be on Horizon 2Health News:Gene therapy shows promise as hemophilia treatment in animal studies 2Health News:Using Drug for Prevention Might Help in Hard-to-Treat Hemophilia 2Health News:Using Drug for Prevention Might Help in Hard-to-Treat Hemophilia 3Health News:Radiation plus hormone therapy greatly improves survival 2
(Date:8/28/2014)... , Aug. 28, 2014 Nonin Medical, Inc., ... in noninvasive medical monitoring, today announced that the Food ... 3231 OEM/eHealth finger pulse oximeter for use in ... oximeter plugs into a telemedicine hub or kiosk through ... rate in pediatric to adult patients. The Model 3231 ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... R.I. , Aug. 28, 2014  In recognition ... developing health complications from the flu, pneumonia, shingles ... ® have declared September to be Senior ... they age, it is important that adults ages ... on their vaccinations. CVS pharmacists and MinuteClinic nurse ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Pa. , Aug. 28, 2014  Robotic ... patients, and media, both for the promise of ... safety. The quick deployment of surgical robots and ... are prompting facilities to evaluate their robotic surgery ... entire surgical team.    ECRI Institute ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Nonin Medical Announces FDA Clearance of Nonin Model 3231 USB Pulse Oximeter 2September is Senior Vaccination Month at CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic 2September is Senior Vaccination Month at CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic 3September is Senior Vaccination Month at CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic 4Surgical Robot Risk and Safety: ECRI Institute and Hartford Hospital Launch New Education Series 2Surgical Robot Risk and Safety: ECRI Institute and Hartford Hospital Launch New Education Series 3Surgical Robot Risk and Safety: ECRI Institute and Hartford Hospital Launch New Education Series 4Surgical Robot Risk and Safety: ECRI Institute and Hartford Hospital Launch New Education Series 5
... 25, 2007 - Reata,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced ... company's Synthetic Triterpenoid programs in,the May 2007 ... The article, "Triterpenoids and rexinoids as multifunctional,agents ... by researchers,and Reata scientific collaborators from the ...
... - Introgen,Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:INGN) today announced the publication ... survival,pathway impacts the anticancer activity of INGN 241. ... tumor killing effects of,INGN 241 in cell culture ... Introgen and The University of Texas M. D. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reata's Synthetic Triterpenoids Profiled in Nature Reviews Cancer 2Reata's Synthetic Triterpenoids Profiled in Nature Reviews Cancer 3Reata's Synthetic Triterpenoids Profiled in Nature Reviews Cancer 4Preclinical Studies Identify Novel Approach for Enhancing the,Anticancer Activity of Introgen's INGN 241 2Preclinical Studies Identify Novel Approach for Enhancing the,Anticancer Activity of Introgen's INGN 241 3
... Unique product designed for LASIK surgery ... to irrigate the corneal interface and/or stromal ... the flap and helps elevate the flap ... 7/8in (.40 x 22mm) Formed 9mm from ...
... designed for LASIK surgery and other types ... corneal interface and/or stromal bed. Flattened tip ... helps elevate the flap edge. Multiple ports ... x 22mm) Formed 9mm from end. Two ...
... designed for LASIK surgery and other ... irrigate the corneal interface and/or stromal ... under the flap and helps elevate ... multi-directional irrigation. 25G x 7/8in (.50 ...
... Cannula tip is specially ... insertion through wound and manipulation ... x 3.5mm, flexible tubing 25cm, ... 2mm. Unique annular rings ...
Medicine Products: