Want to learn more about how to prevent substance use disorders, how addiction can hijack the brain, and what we can do to get better when it does? Watch this explainer video from Addiction Policy Forum below for a 4-minute crash-course on addiction!
Unfortunately, no matter what you do to help your kids grow up alcohol and drug-free and avoid getting into trouble with alcohol or drugs, one day you may find that your son or daughter is in trouble.
An animated series aiming to expand public understanding about addiction and replace the myths and misinformation that keep substance use disorders (SUDs) from being treated like any other medical condition.
The 7 C's are something we learn at Camp Mariposa and is a good reminder for us all. The 7 C's are important for us to remember, especially when we are experiencing harder and more difficult emotions and feelings. See if you can find the 7 C's in the word search. Remember they might be horizontal, vertical, diagonal, or backwards.
Find: CAUSE, CONTROL, CURE, CARE, COMMUNICATING, CHOICES, CELEBRATING
I didn't CAUSE it. I can't CONTROL it. I can't CURE it. But I can take CARE of myself by COMMUNICATING my feelings, making good CHOICES and CELEBRATING myself.
Tips for how to ask your kids ‘So How Was Camp?’ without asking them ‘So How Was Camp?’