Moms of Tweens and Teens

How To Talk To Your Kids About Drugs, Drinking and Addiction with Amber Hollingsworth

December 29, 2020 Episode 5
Moms of Tweens and Teens
How To Talk To Your Kids About Drugs, Drinking and Addiction with Amber Hollingsworth
Show Notes

If you want to know how to talk to your kids about drugs, drinking, or addiction or you have a teen who is using drugs and/or alcohol you are going to learn so much from my very special guest Amber Hollingsworth. 

Amber is the expert when it comes to addiction and family systems. She is a  licensed professional counselor and a master addiction counselor, She is also the founder of Hope For Families Recovery Center.

She has an AWESOME YouTube channel, which I absolutely love, called
Put The Shovel Down - where she provides free education, advice, and support for individuals and families struggling with substance abuse problems. 

In this episode, Amber shares with us ...

  • 3 Reasons Why Adolescents Are More Vulnerable to Addiction
  • What The Research Shows About the Likelihood That An Adolescent Will Become Addicted To Substances
  • What Parents Can Do To Talk To Their Kids About Alcohol, Drugs, and Addiction 
  • The Truth About Marijuana 
  • What To Say If You Find Out Your Kid Is Using - A Better And More Effective Approach 
  • The Difference Between Consequences And Punishment and Why Punishment Doesn't Work
  • The #1 Most Effective Thing You Can Do To Help Protect Your Kid Against Addiction

Mentioned in this Episode:

Amber's YouTube Channel: Put The Shovel Down
Amber's Article About Marijuana
Website: Hope For Families

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