Safe Use

Talk With Your Kids

Parents play a critical role in preventing drug abuse. Starting an on-going conversation with kids on the subject of prescription drugs is one of the best ways of preventing misuse and abuse.

The Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health has developed a comprehensive website for parents: SpeakNowColorado.org.

This site provides tips on starting conversations on the topic of drugs, and information on how to keep that conversation going as kids grow up.

Know the symptoms of drug abuse: