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How parents should approach teens on drugs

| Harmony Addictions Clinic Senior Addictions Counsellor Ursula Peall discusses how to deal with confronting children about whether they’e taking drugs without becoming hysterical & confrontational.

JOHANNESBURG - What can parents do to help if they suspect their children are on drugs?

What if they found out that their teenagers were using drugs?

As one can imagine, the bulk of the fear for many parents will come from not knowing what they're dealing with and this can result in a hysterical and confrontational approach.

The earlier you deal with sensitive issues like this, the better.

Listen to the SoundCloud above as Harmony Addictions Clinic Senior Addictions Counsellor Ursula Peall discusses this issue in detail.

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