Talk Early, Talk Often

Talk to your kids about drugs and alcohol. It can be difficult for kids to resist peer pressure, especially in the heat of the moment when a parent or other caring adult isn't there to advise them. Also, kids often get into trouble when they act without thinking, so talking about peer pressure can help prepare your child when they have to face a difficult situation with friends. Try to have regular conversations about peer pressure with your child. Here are five tips from TeenSafe for helping your child deal with pressure from friends: Tip 1: Be proactive: Talk through scenarios ahead of time. Don’t wait until your teen stumbles home reeking of pot to have a conversation about drugs and al

Crisis Text Line

As of April 1, 2018, Minnesota’s suicide prevention and mental health crisis texting services are now available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. People who text MN to 741741 will be connected to Crisis Text Line. Crisis Text Line handles 50,000 messages per month and over 20 million messages since 2013 from across the U.S., connecting people to local resources in their community. For callers who are the most in distress, average wait times for a response is only 39 seconds. Source: Minnesota Department of Human Services

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