Family Checkup: Positive Parenting Prevents Drug Abuse


Sponsoring Organization

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)


Contains evidence-based information focused on parenting skills that help prevent the onset and progression of tobacco, alcohol, marijuana, and other drug use among children and youth. Includes suggestions and video tutorials on positive parenting practices, such as good communication, encouragement, negotiating solutions, setting limits, supervision, and knowledge of children's friends and activities.

Geographic Coverage



Health Education for Community and Patients • Parents, Families, and Children • Prevention • Substance Use Disorder • Youth