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JFS College Connections: Talking To Your Student About Drugs and Alcohol

  • Raleigh-Cary Jewish Community Center 12804 Norwood Road Raleigh, NC, 27613 United States (map)

Even though discussing alcohol and drug use can be uncomfortable and tough, it is vital to have a discussion with your teen or college student about decisions they will make regarding alcohol and other drugs. In fact, research suggests that parents, who had proactive communications with their college-aged teens about alcohol use had proactive effects on their student’s drinking and drinking related consequences. 

Join Limor Schwartz, MSW, LCSW, JFS Director of Clinical and Social Services, as we explore this difficult subject and discuss ways to make “the talk” more approachable. We’ll learn specific tips on how to discuss the dangers of alcohol and drug use, how to handle peer pressure and how to keep the lines of communication open as a family.