No Abuse

What can REDUCE the Risk?

  • Feeling connected with and valued by family and other significant adults
  • Parental supervision and involvement with child’s activities
  • High educational aspirations of parent and child
  • Academic success
  • Feeling connected with school and valuing academic achievement
  • Strong bonds with social institutions (school, church, community)
  • Personal disapproval of drug and alcohol use
  • Prsonal belief that drug and alcohol use is dangerous and harmful
  • Having parents who verbalize expectations about and consequences for using alcohol and other drugs

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