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5 Mistakes Parents Make With Teens


SOURCES:

Richard M. Lerner, PhD, director of the Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development, Tufts University, Medford, Mass.

Robert Evans, EdD, executive director, The Human Relations Service, Wellesley, Mass.

Amelia M. Arria, PhD, director, Center on Young Adult Health and Development, University of Maryland School of Public Health.

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US Department of Health and Human Services – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, “Helping Your Children Navigate Their Teenage Years: A Guide for Parents.”

Office of National Drug Control Policy, Executive Office of the President, “Prescription for Danger: A Report on the Troubling Trend of Prescription and Over-the-Counter Drug Abuse Among the Nation’s Teens.”

The Partnership for a Drug-Free America, PATS TEENS 2008 REPORT.

News release, “Drug abuse expert Dr. Drew Pinsky and the Five Moms join in fight against OTC cough medicine abuse,” October 21, 2009, Consumer Healthcare Products Association.

The Partnership for a Drug-Free America, “Time To Act: What to do if your child is drinking or using drugs.”

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