* You must have a parent-to-child talk.
* Sit down and have a transparent and respectful conversation.
* Figure out what they are using, when they started to use it, dosage and times of use, and why they do it.
*Do not forget the “why.”
*Your children’s reason for using is the key to connecting with them.
*Make them feel heard and understood.
Avoid being defensive and excessive rebuttals if you want your child to talk to you more.
- Damages brain connections and sends unwanted messages to the neural circuit
- Poor decision-making and judgment
- Impulsive and harmful behaviors
– Aggressive and Irritable most of the time
– Changing Friends
– Bloody and Watery Eyes
– No Interest in their Favorite Activities
– Pen and highlighters
– Hollowed out Books
– Food Packages and Wrappers
– Personal Hygiene or Cosmetic Products
– Dresser drawers