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Don't Drink the Punch: Answering the Big Questions

  • Mira Costa Small Theater 1401 Artesia Blvd Manhattan Beach, CA, 90266 (map)

This presentation for parents of middle and high school students is based on the Miles To Go Lessons in Drug Prevention Handbook Series. It will address ten of their most  frequently asked questions, but parents with students of any age will find the information pertinent and useful. 

When should we start talking about drugs?
Why do kids use drugs?
Am I the only parent not serving alcohol to teens?
What are social host laws?
Can kids go to parties safely?
Should we let kids drink at home so they won’t drive drunk?
What do we say when our kids ask about our own drug use?
Do kids do drugs because of peer pressure?
Why do the first 6 weeks of college matter so much?
What are consequences and rewards?

About The Speaker:

Jonathan Scott is a professional speaker and writer who specializes in drug prevention education for students, teachers and parents. Working from his base in Southern California, he has spent the past 20 years lecturing for Miles To Go Drug Prevention in the private school community using humor, science and multi-sensory teaching techniques to simplify a complex subject. He and his wife, Kelly Townsend have published a series of 5 handbooks helping parents and teens with this difficult topic. www.milestogodrugeducation.com