Partnership for drug-free kids

smart approaches to marijuana

Smart Approaches to Marijuana, SAM, offers information on marijuana in regards to scientific findings and studies.  They look at legalization issues as
well as what has happened in Colorado and other states that have legalized marijuana.​

Offers parents of adolescent children knowledge and tools in safeguarding and monitoring teens and action steps in identifying and intervening
with youth that use and abuse drugs and alcohol.

talk they hear you

Family Day celebrates simple, everyday things parents do to connect with their kids.  This website provides simple, little things you can do with your
kids to make a big difference. These activities create strong, healthy relationships that can prevent future drug use.

family day

Family Checkup is a publication highlighting parenting skills that are important in preventing the initiation & progression of drug use among youth.

Impaired driving facts

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.

Facts and statistics in regards to impaired driving.

iowa aces

Iowa ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences) looks into the ACES study and how childhood trauma can have life long negative impacts on a child.

family checkup

Parent Further

Tips on talking to your child about drugs & alcohol

The "Talk They Hear You" campaign helps parents and caregivers start talking to their children early about the dangers of alcohol.

Common Sense Media rates, educates, and advocates for kids, families, and schools in regards to media.

Common Sense Media

​Parent Information & Resources