The Rhode Show: Back to School Abuse Prevention Tips for Parents
The Rhode Show, September 3, 2019
Getting ready for the upcoming school year is not all about notebooks, brand-new clothes or lunchboxes. It is also about preparing your child for a new transition and laying the foundation for good communication.
The Rhode Show spoke with Kathy Sullivan, Director Kent County Prevention Coalition and Jill Marshall, School Resource Officer-Warwick Public Schools for some tips on how to talk to your kids about drugs and alcohol as the new school year begins.
In the event of a mental health or substance use crisis, call to connect with a licensed counselor, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Bilingual support and medications to assist with recovery are available.