Signs and symptoms — what should you look for?
What can you do?
First, review the resources below.
If you believe your child is using alcohol or other drugs, take action as soon as you can. Talk to your child. Tell your child you are concerned and explain the serious consequences of using alcohol or other drugs. If you feel you need the support of a professional, call your family physician or seek the help of a licensed alcohol and drug counselor.
The links and downloadable files below can provide guidance for discussing alcohol and drugs with a child of any age.