What's The First Step?
Talk with your child about NEVER taking a pill that’s not prescribed to them.
MONITOR your child’s texts and social media.
Even if you don’t think your child is taking pills, talking with them could be the reason they never do.
Be sure to stress that these pills are being sold as percosets or other drugs with familiar names that do not seem so risky, however, they are counterfeit and contain fentanyl with 1 in 4 having a LETHAL DOSE of fentanyl. Taking one of those will be the last thing they ever do.
Communication is KEY!
& here are some resources that can help
Let's Talk About...
About the “Talk. They Hear You.” App
The app is designed to help parents and caregivers, educators, and communities:
Get Informed. Increase awareness about underage drinking and other drug use.
Be Prepared. Introduce skill-building techniques and share available resources and tools.
Take Action. Increase actions to help prevent underage drinking and other drug use.