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Know the score – information for parents

All parents worry about their children. They want to keep them from harm. But while many parents are concerned about drugs, they may not feel that they know much about them. Some parents are not sure what to say about drugs and they don’t have much confidence that their children will want to listen.

Often parents are doing better than they realise.  Most teenagers do care what their parents think even if they do not show it. But what matters even more is being able to tell their parents what they think and feel too.

This guide lets you know the facts about drugs and how they are used – click here to access it. A companion guide, You, your child and alcohol gives facts about alcohol. You can find this and other information at