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NCJ Number: 109197 Find in a Library
Title: Helping Your Pre-Teen Say 'No': A Parent's Aid
Corporate Author: New York City Dept of Probation
United States of America
Date Published: 1986
Page Count: 12
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Document: PDF
Type: Citizen Involvement Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This brochure is intended to help parents guide their preteen children away from experimentation with alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
Abstract: The brochure emphasizes the facts and consequences of substance abuse while enhancing the parent and child relationship. Subjects covered in the brochure include identifying the problem, what parents can say, providing guidance, enhancing self-esteem, teaching values, and serving as a role model. Peer pressure is discussed, along with skills necessary to overcome negative peer pressure. Families are encouraged to make policies forbidding experimentation with alcohol. If a parent discovers that a youngster is drinking, the family should seek counseling. See NCJ 109198 for related document.
Main Term(s): Alcohol abuse education
Index Term(s): Alcohol abuse; Drug use; Home environment; Juvenile delinquency prevention; Parent education; Underage Drinking
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