Ages 9-13: Separate
Reality from Fiction
Use pop culture to reinforce your message. Characters in books, movies, and TV shows your child has read and watched may use alcohol or drugs. Use these opportunities to discuss the real life consequences and impacts of alcohol and drug use.
News you can use. Pro athletes, celebrities, and public figures wind up in the news for alcohol and drug issues pretty regularly. These are also great opportunities to start conversations with your child.
Use pop culture to reinforce your message.