PARENTS DO MAKE
Be the Influence or "BTI" is a parenting program which seeks to delay adolescent substance use and reduce rates of binge drinking, alcohol, cannabis, tobacco, and other drug use in our communities.
For information on substance use rates among
teens in your area, see Data on Usage.
Be the Influence supports parents by:
Confused about what to do as a parent? Is it better to let kids experiment at home? See this Q&A about what research and experience tells us on parenting approaches.
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As a BTI Parent, you can take comfort in the fact that YOU ARE NOT ALONE in dealing with the challenging job of keeping our teens healthy and safe. There is no way to control every aspect of teens' lives, but we can control what we do as adults. With your participation, we can successfully and positively "Be the Influence" in our teen's lives with respect to substance use.
For details on our Parent Agreement, Online Parent Directory, Bi-Monthly Newsletters and Talk Space, click here.