Parent Guide: Tips for Talking to Teens

Cardinal Innovations Healthcare — April 21, 2020 — 2 min read

In this video for parents and guardians, Derrick Vickers shares why it’s important to talk with teens about alcohol use and prescription (Rx) and over-the-counter (OTC) medication misuse.

You will learn:
  • The facts about underage alcohol use and Rx and OTC medication misuse
  • How to communicate effectively with your teenager about this topic
  • The consequences of underage drinking and substance misuse
  • Surprising consequences for adults who provide alcohol to minors or other adults
Insight Human Services, Inc.
Insight Human Services, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) accredited non-profit providing substance abuse and mental health services in North Carolina. Founded in Winston-Salem, Insight provides services in more than 50 counties. Email Derrick at or visit their website for more information.

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