swings or attitude changes.
in attendance or performance at work or school.
resistance to discipline at home or school.
relationship with family and friends.
from friends and relatives.
home, school or work.
secrecy about actions or possessions.
with new group of friends (especially ones who use drugs)
behaviours may indicate drug use but they may also indicate normal growing
pains. The best way to know for sure is to observe your child, get to know
his or her friends, but most importantly, TALK. Communication is essential
for your child's growth and safety.
you know that your child is taking drugs, take action and do not ignore
the problem. Explain the harmful effects of drugs, including the long-term
effects to one's physical, social and mental well-being.