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Tips for Talking to Your Student About Alcohol or Other Drug Use - YD 1525
Alcohol and drug abuse prevention is a job NDSU cannot perform alone. We need the involvement and support of parents and guardians. Please talk with your student about your expectations regarding drug and alcohol use.
Located in Landing Pages / Kids & Family
Talking to Children About Money - FS1441
Children learn about and use money continuously. How children use money will affect not only their economic stability and security throughout their life. Parents and other adults can help children learn about the develop money management skills by discussing money with them, planning together, and providing children and positive learning experiences.
Located in Landing Pages / Farm Economics & Management
Eat Smart. Play Hard. Do You Need an Energy Drink? - FN1435
People often substitute energy drinks for healthier beverage choices, so compare the Nutrition Facts labels. Energy drinks provide few if any of the needed vitamins and minerals provided by healthier beverage choices. Plain water is a better choice for most individuals.
Located in Landing Pages / Health and Fitness
Talking to Children About Suicide - FS637
Suicide is not a comfortable topic. It is sobering, serious and saddening to talk about. But the factors involved in suicide and approaches to diminishing or preventing its occurrence must be openly talked about in responsible ways. Silence cannot prevent the problem of suicide – it only can make it worse. Understanding when, how, why and who should talk about suicide is important.
Located in Landing Pages / Kids & Family
Talking to Children About Divorce - FS638
Divorce can be a challenging and painful transition that children experience differently than adults. The distress of the parents involved in a divorce can interfere with their ability to respond to their children and their children’s needs. However, parents and caregivers can find the tools they need to help themselves and their children through the difficult transition of divorce.
Located in Landing Pages / Kids & Family
Talking to Children About Sexual Abuse - FS1363
Sexual abuse is among the most serious issues that face children and youth today. The specter of child sexual abuse is frightening to parents and caring adults. Sexual abuse steals so much from children, robbing them of trust, innocence and security. Addressing the problem of child sexual abuse directly and responsibly is important to fostering appropriate awareness of this difficult topic.
Located in Landing Pages / Kids & Family
Talking to Children About Armed Conflict - FS636
Whenever stories about armed conflict, terrorism or the possibility of war appear on television or in the news, considering the possible reactions of children and youth is important. Such topics quickly become a focus and concern for children. Addressing children's reactions is especially important when the issues directly relate to their family life, such as deployment of a parent for military service.
Located in Landing Pages / Kids & Family
Families and Flood Evacuation: Items to Take for Children Evacuating DE1568 (Revised)
Natural disasters such as floods are stressful events for families. Evacuating their home is obviously stressful for children. Plan ahead by packing a disaster supplies kit for each of your children to grab if your family has to evacuate due to flood conditions or other reasons.
Located in Landing Pages / Disasters
Adolescent Prescription and Over-the-counter Drug Abuse (YF1857)
Prescription and over-the-counter drug abuse and overdose are growing concerns across the nation and in North Dakota communities. In North Dakota, there has been a 59.7% increase in the number of controlled substance prescriptions dispensed between 2008 and 2015. Staying up-to-date on prescription and over-the-counter drug abuse trends is critical for today's caring adults.
Located in Landing Pages / Kids & Family
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