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ParentingU is a podcast where we sit down with doctors and experts to talk about important topics that all parents face. We're here to help you navigate this amazing journey we call parenting.

Dec 12, 2019

A serious issue, but one that parents are wise to address head on, inappropriate drug use is a concern for families. Dr. Lisa Le, Pediatrician with Our Lady of the Lake joins us on ParentingU to help parents open the lines of communication with kids on this topic. If this is a conversation you have been dreading or avoiding, we hope this episode gives you perspective and confidence in confronting drug, alcohol, and vaping use among kids.

Some of the questions answered in this episode:

What does ADHD diagnoses have to do with teen drug use?

By what age should parents start talking to their kids about drugs and alcohol?

Is vaping on the rise in teens and children?

How can parents have an honest drug conversation with their kids?

How can your child’s pediatrician help when it comes to talking about drugs and alcohol?

How have perceptions about drugs like marijuana and things like vaping impacted teen use?

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