Substance Abuse Consulting Certification Article on Teen Drug Use Prevention Tips

Preventing teen substance abuse is possible despite the massive amount of pressure from media and peers to experiment with drugs.  Teens go through identify issues as they mature and need guidance and good role models.  Parents can be those role models and supply the necessary guidance to help their teens navigate the troubled waters of growing up.

Parents can play a key role in preventing drug use by their teens. Please also review AIHCP’s Substance Abuse Consulting Certification


The article, “10 Tips & Strategies For Preventing Teenage Substance Abuse” from Ark Behavioral Health takes a closer look at how parents can better guide their teens in avoiding drugs.  The article states,

“Although it might not always seem like it, teens pay attention to their parents’ behavior. If you abuse alcohol or other drugs, your child will likely follow your lead.  Make an effort to model healthy behavior instead. For instance, if you drink alcohol, drink only in moderation. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism defines moderate drinking as having up to one drink a day for women and up to two drinks a day for men.”

To read the entire article, please click Substance Abuse in Children 

Please also review AIHCP’s Substance Abuse Consulting Certification and see if it meets your academic and professional goals.  The program is online and independent study and open to qualified professionals seeking a four year certification in Substance Abuse Consulting.