Tools You Can Use

  • Drug and Alcohol Use and Abuse

    Parents and Teens Talking About Alcohol - a CD Rom developed by the U of M Extension, was developed to help parents identify reasons teens use alcohol, explore and talk about their and their family's values related to alcohol, identify ways families influence teen alcohol use, and consider strategies for supporting teens in making health decisions. More information is available here, or call 800-876-8636 to order ($25, item CD-08630).

    The School Counseling Department provides a wide variety of information regarding drug and alcohol use and abuse, as well as resources.

     

    How to Tell if Your Child is Being Bullied.

    Children who are being harassed by a bully exhibit some common symptoms.
     
    What you can do to prevent bullying.

    Bullying is a serious problem across the country. While most forms of school violence have been decreasing since the mid-1990s, bullying is on the rise. Here’s what parents can do to help their kids face bullies with confidence.

    Is your child involved with gangs?

    Common warning signs that your child might be involved in a gang.