You know that underage use of alcohol and marijuana, and misuse of prescription medications and other drugs can lead to risky behaviors including unsafe sex, driving while intoxicated, or other hazardous, unsupervised activities in addition to impaired memory, mental health or behavioral issues.
That’s why you do all that you can to help keep your kids from using alcohol and marijuana and misusing prescription medications or other drugs. Sometimes despite parents’ best efforts, youth will still use alcohol and marijuana, or misuse prescription medications or other drugs, resulting in a substance use disorder. What should you do if you are worried about your child?
Call Colorado Crisis Services at 1.844.493.TALK(8255) to speak to a trained counselor about the next steps you and your family can take.