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Steve”s Story: Fighting for Kayce

Source: Real Talk Podcast

This 20 minute Real Talk podcast features one physician’s personal experience of having a family member addicted to opioids.

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National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens

Source: National Institute on Drug Abuse

The National Institute on Drug Abuse website provides information about alcohol and drugs for youth ages 11 to 17. The website includes materials written specifically for a teen audience, as well as

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Sesame Street in Communities: Parental Addiction

Source: Sesame Street in Communities

Sesame Street in Communities website about parental addiction provides resources for parents, caregivers, educators, and health care providers who help children with family members struggling with addiction. The website provides printable materials, videos and other resources designed to support children.

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What Parents (and Grandparents) Need to Know About Prescription Opioid Painkillers

Source: National Safety Council

This one page guide educates caregivers about the risks of opioid use for children and teens and provides advice for how to safely store medications, how to speak with physicians about any opioid prescriptions, and how to communicate with children and teams about the risks of opioid use.

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Continuing Care: A Parent’s Guide to Your Teen’s Recovery from Substance Abuse

Source: Treatment Research Institute and Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

This 2014 guide from the Treatment Research Institute and Partnership for Drug-Free Kids provides advice to parents and caregivers on how to best support their children after the completion of substance use disorder treatment. The guide has 4 sections: explaining the need for continuing

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Adolescent Trauma and Substance Abuse Online

Source: The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

This is a link to a free continuing education program for mental health clinicians and substance use disorder treatment providers from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. The training explores the relationship between adolescent trauma and substance abuse and includes interactive online modules, a webinar, and a 4-part Train the Trainer video series on working with youth and their caregivers. Funding Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

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