"Parents and teens should recognize that although e-cigarettes might not have the same carcinogenic effects of regular cigarettes, they do carry a risk of addiction," said NIDA Director Nora D. Volkow, M.D.
National surveys show that teens who believe their parents would strongly disapprove of them using substances were less likely to try them than their peers were. — SAMHSA
Research shows that children who learn about the risks of alcohol and drugs from their parents are less likely to start using drugs.
Children of hands-on parents are far less likely to smoke, drink or use other drugs. — CASA Columbia
Being the bully or the victim of a bully is a risk factor for substance abuse.
"Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths" Etty Hillesum