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I Just Discovered My Teen Has Used Alcohol or Drugs - What Should I Do?

What if you just found out your teen has been involved in using alcohol or drugs? If this is the first incident and you've been taken by surprise, what should you do?

If you don't have an abstinence contract and haven't previously discussed consequences, how should you approach this?

1.  Use this website/toolkit to become aware of the risks of teen use.  Our resource page provides resources of many types, ranging from informational to crisis resources.

2. Contact your family doctor and/or school counselor. More info.

The Edina Chemical Health Partners believes that ANY use of alcohol or drugs by teens merits action.  More info.

PDF of Toolkit