2014 Healthy Youth Survey

by dstudio21

Most teens don’t use alcohol or other drugs, but attitudes toward marijuana are changing While more Washington teens consider alcohol use risky and use continues to go down, fewer teens consider marijuana use to be risky according to recent results from the statewide 2014 Healthy Youth Survey. State leaders are concerned about this because research…

Start Talking Now

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You are the most powerful influence in your child’s life. Teens say the main reason they don’t use alcohol or marijuana is because they do not want to disappoint their parents. Explore StartTalkingNow.org to get tips on talking with your kids about alcohol and marijuana. Parent resources are available in Cambodian, Chinese, Korean, Laotian, Russian, Somali, Spanish and…

Above the Influence

by dstudio21

  • Posted on July 2, 2015

  • Youth

There might come a point when you ask yourself, who am I really? Am I being real? Am I still the kid my parents think I am? And more importantly, who do I want to be? The truth is, you’re a lot of things to a lot of people – you’re interesting like that. You…

Parent Further

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ParentFurther is an online resource to help families strengthen relationships through shared activities. Family relationships provide the foundation from which young people can develop the motivation and skills to overcome challenges and thrive. Learn more, visit www.parentfurther.com. ParentFurther Features Through ParentFurther, parenting adults can: Learn about It—See what research says about relationships, strengths, and challenges in families with…

Children’s Health

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Parents LEAD (Listen, Educate, Ask, Discuss) provides tips and tools to support you in all you do to keep your child safe. You are their #1 influence! www.parentslead.org Apple Health for Kids is a state sponsored health insurance program available to all qualifying children in Washington State. This program offers medical, dental and vision coverage…

Teen Talk

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Teen Talk came into creation as a result of information gathered by Clark County’s Youth Suicide Prevention Task Force. Youth who were interviewed stressed the importance of having someone in their peer group to talk to about difficult issues. Volunteers with the program represent a diverse array of backgrounds, personalities and outlooks on the world.…