Drug use is scary, no matter who’s involved. It’s especially frightening, though, when it’s your child. Parents need to be aware of what’s going on with their children and be an active part of their lives; statistics show that not enough are. Take a look at this infographic which shows some startling and real stats about teens and drug use. What’s an indication that a teen is using? Where are some common places teenagers might be hiding drugs? How can parents be more involved in their children’s lives and perhaps reduce the chance of drug use?
It’s important to be informed, because knowledge is power. If you know that someone is using drugs, whether it’s your child or parent or friend, you can be an important influence in getting help. Depending on the severity of the issue, a drug rehab center might be something to consider. The important thing is to act. Don’t be in the dark.