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Cindy Van Arnam

Owner/Operator, Focus On Great

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How do you prevent your teenager from being corrupted by substance abuse and addiction?

What things have you taught your children in avoiding substance abuse? How do you speak to your youth about the dangers of addiction? Are you honest with them, do you shelter them, or do you show them point blank what could happen if they fell into the trap?

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    Sep 26 2011: One thing that is difficult to wrap your head around as a parent is the medium in which children get exposed to things. Often the medium peers use to expose others to things is live-action, so your presentation of why not shouldn't be anything less than live-action. Take some time to volunteer in a rehab center or expose your child to the realities in some way, you have to combat effective marketing with something more effective.

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