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    Teens: September 2008


    Getting the Facts

    by Five Mom, Christy Crandell

    As a mom, I know that talking with teens can be tough. I also know, however, that kids who learn a lot about the risks of drugs at home are up to 50 percent less likely to abuse them.

    That's why it's so important to have these talks. And the first step is to learn the facts ourselves. We need to be able to communicate the real dangers of drug abuse to our teens in an open and honest way.

    And let's not fool ourselves. Each of our own teens is at risk of drug abuse, including cough medicine abuse. For example, did you know that one out of 10 teen ... Continue reading Getting the Facts.