How to deal with teenagers and drugs

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How to deal with teenagers and drugs

It's really scary when you think that your child might be using or abusing drugs. I think you really have to watch if their behavior changes because it will immediately. Look at the friends they're hanging out with. Do you like them? Do you trust them? Do you know them? If they walk in your house and they can't look at you to say hello. Follow them to their bedroom, open the door and look them in the eye. Smell t hem. Give them a hug. I've hugged my kids just to see if I can smell anything on them. If you really suspect that there is something going on, look on their backpack. Look on their computer. I'm also valuing my children's privacy but if i think there's a reason that I need to look a little deeper into something then I will and I think that's absolutely our right and I think it's our responsibility to do some investigative work and really keep searching until you're satisfied. If you find there's a problem then that's another question.

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Jane Rose is one of the co-founders of Seven Arrows Elementary School in Los Angeles, where she oversees the business office in a  K-6 school rooted in traditional academic rigor with a unique curriculum of world culture and the arts in a community where parents are partners. Seven Arrows believes academic success creates strong self-esteem, growing compassionate, inspired thinkers and ethical leaders. Prior to co-founding Seven Arrows Elementary School, Jane sold residential real estate for many years on the Westside of Los Angeles.  Jane is an avid hiker and paddle-tennis player, and  the mother of four children ages 13 to 23, and is a third generation Los Angeles native. 

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