Sue Scheff: Teenage Substance Abuse

samhsaAlmost on a daily basis I receive emails from caring parents, educators, and others that work with today’s teens and children asking me to share their information.  At my organization, Parents’ Universal Resource Experts, it is about parents helping parents and with this, I will continue to share great websites, articles, parenting tips and more. 

Today, a representative from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, (SAMSHA) contacted me to share some vital information on teen substance abuse.

I urge you to visit – – which offers:

Tips for Teens

This series of brochures provides facts and dispels myths about substance use. Information is provided on long-term and short-term effects, physical and psychological risks, and legal implications.

Tips for Teens: The Truth About Inhalants (PHD631)

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Tips for Teens: Hallucinogens (PHD642)

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Tips for Teens: Methamphetamine (PHD861)

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Tips for Teens: Club Drugs (PHD852)

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Tips for Teens: Heroin (PHD860)

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