Creating Awareness about Drugs and Alcohol among Children Grand Island NE

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.

Veterans Affairs Medical Center
(308) 382-3660x92296
2201 North Broadwell Street
Grand Island, NE
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient

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Saint Francis
(308) 398-5427
2116 West Faidley Avenue
Grand Island, NE
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men

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Human Services Inc
(308) 635-7782
15 West 16th Street
Scottsbluff, NE
Hotline
(308) 762-7177
Services Provided
Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)

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Mental Health Specialists
(308) 532-0777
102 McNeel Lane
North Platte, NE
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Catholic Charities
(402) 827-0570
1490 North 16th Street
Omaha, NE
Hotline
(402) 827-0570
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Mid Plains Center for
(308) 385-5250
914 Baumann Drive
Grand Island, NE
Hotline
(800) 515-3326
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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First Step Recovery and
(402) 434-2730
210 Gateway Street
Lincoln, NE
Hotline
(402) 440-6271
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese

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Northeast Panhandle
(308) 282-1101
305 Foch Street
Gordon, NE
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Houses of Hope of Nebraska Inc
(402) 435-3165x110
2015 South 16th Street
Lincoln, NE
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Men

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Seekers of Serenity Place
(402) 564-9994
4432 Sunrise Place
Columbus, NE
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)

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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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