What You Should Know
As a parent in today’s world it is important that you are properly educated about the topic of substance abuse. Utilize these resources to get informed…
The human brain is not fully developed until the mid –twenties. Science has shown that even moderate amounts of marijuana use can lead to permanent changes in the brain. Changes that can affect learning, focus and motivation.
Check out these videos to learn more about the adolescent brain.
Understanding Addiction as a Disease
How do Our Brains Get Addicted?
The Reward Circuit: How the Brain Responds to Marijuana
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Media and Digital Literacy: Resources for Parents
Young people are immersed in technology in ways previous generations could not have imagined. Common Sense Media has compiled this list of resources for parents seeking advice and information about how to help their children explore smartly and stay safe.
Monitoring your teen’s internet and social media use:
What You Need to Know…
- Talking openly with your teen about the issue.
- No after school use until homework is done.
- Installing monitoring software.
- Monitoring use being aware that in many cases youth will create another account under a fake name.