Family Checkup, an online resource that equips parents with research-based skills to help keep their children drug-free, recently was launched by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) .
NIDA-funded research has shown the critical role parents play in
preventing their children from using drugs. Family Checkup poses questions for
parents to consider as they interact with their children; highlighting parenting
skills that are important in preventing the initiation and progression of drug
use among youth. The resource incorporates video examples that show parents
how-to and how-not-to emulate each skill with their own children.
Here is one of the videos included in the Family Checkup: