Q & A
Q. When it comes to substance use; drinking, weed, vapes… if teens know it’s wrong, illegal and their parents would disapprove, then why do you think they do it?A. I think teens are using because there is a lot of pressure on them about school and their...read more
A GREAT read for Parents, teachers, counselors... anyone interacting with teens today. The teen experience and how we can support them. So compelling, if we can take the time to really listen to what our teens are going through.Q. If at times your Parents...read more
THIS Q&A Blog is a must read!. YAB Teens are talking about Parents…. What they wish Parents knew and communication.
Q. What do you wish your Parents knew about you (or teens in general) that they don’t know or understand?A. I wish my Parents understood that a lot of teenagers ARE responsible to make good choices and hangout with our friends. We will only go...read more
CHECK IT OUT… The Youth Action Board meeting dialogue is a great way to tap into what’s going on with our teens today.
YAB Teens are talking about their concerns, stress & pressure, what can be done, how they cope AND why the youth voice matters.What are you most concerned with right now? And, why do you think this is a problem?Teens who turn to alcohol and drugs when they...read more
CHECK IT OUT… YAB Teens are talking about the rising trend in Vapes, what’s concerning them now, what needs to be done, and what keeps them grounded.
We’ve been hearing about a rising trend in e-cigs, vapes and hookah sticks. Are you aware of this? And, how, when and where do you think teens are engaging?Yes! Kids will literally vape whenever they can.Yes… teens are using vapes in schools, in...read more
YAB Teens are talking about trends and concerns with teen substance use and their experience with the YAB.
What is concerning you most right now with teen substance use?A lot of kids binge drink and don’t realize how dangerous it is.I think it’s concerning that some Parents know about it, but are passive or even seem to encourage it.The carelessness of making the choice to...read more