Creating Awareness about Drugs and Alcohol among Children Bridgewater MA

Children’s trust in parents can go way up on the scale when they actually researched the topic of drugs with their parents. Many successful parents decide that one of the best ways to avoid their children being drawn into drugs, is to educate them, and learn together, rather than simply condemning the topic out of hand.

Community Counseling of Bristol County
(508) 828-9116
1 Washington Street
Taunton, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Seniors/older adults, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Portugese

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EMH Recovery Inc
(508) 583-0493
678 North Main Street
Brockton, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Family Center for Counseling & Educati
(508) 822-4027
One Taunton Green
Taunton, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Arbour Counseling Serv., Inc.
(781) 871-6550
100 Ledgewood Place
Rockland, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men
Language Services
French

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Post ATS Step Down Services
(781) 331-3709x114
861 Main Street
Weymouth, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Men

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Veterans Affairs Medical Center
(508) 583-4500x1482
940 Belmont Street
Brockton, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Halfway house
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Arabic, Chinese, Creole, French, Korean, Polish, Portugese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese

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South Bay Mental Health Center
(508) 580-4691
37 Belmont Street
Brockton, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men
Language Services
Arabic, Creole, Portugese

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Brockton Addiction Treatment Center
(508) 584-9210
940 Belmont Street
Brockton, MA
Hotline
(800) 327-5050
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men
Language Services
Portugese

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North Cottage Program Inc
(508) 285-2701x10
69 East Main Street
Norton, MA
Hotline
(800) 327-5050
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Gays and Lesbians, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Bay Cove Human Services
(617) 878-2550x2558
61 Redfield Road
South Weymouth, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Women, Men
Language Services
Spanish

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Creating Awareness about Drugs and Alcohol among Children

Children require a lot of power to stand firm under peer demands and media control. The most helpful weapon when it comes to alcohol and drugs for your children is facts and knowledge, instead of shock strategy and pressure from their parents. Children’s trust in parents can go way up on the scale when they actually researched the topic of drugs with their parents. Many successful parents decide that one of the best ways to avoid their children being drawn into drugs, is to educate them, and learn together, rather than simply condemning the topic out of hand. Children usually believe things that they figure out for themselves, rather than things that they have head from their parents secondhand. Also, as most parents know, teenagers want to do the exact things that their parents say is “bad for them”. So, taking the time to research together with your children will encourage them to absorb what they are learning about, rather than simply giving out parental warnings and threats that they can shrug off.It’s not uncommon that the more those parents say “don’t do it”, then the more their kids want to. Many of the children who do use alcohol and drugs, in fact had very strict parents who would not even speak of such habits in the household. And thus these are the children seem to fall prey to a taboo effect. The psychology of taboo means that children often try something simply because they are not supposed to. Don’t add the mysti...

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