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Creating Awareness about Drugs and Alcohol among Children Greenville TX

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.

Glen Oaks Hospital
(903) 454-6000
301 East Division Street
Greenville, TX
Hotline
(800) 443-1109
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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STAR Council on Substance Abuse
(940) 716-9980
918 Lamar Street
Wichita Falls, TX
Hotline
(800) 375-1395
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Criminal justice clients

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Serenity Foundation of Texas/Serenity
(940) 767-0423
3100 Seymour Highway 5th Street
Wichita Falls, TX
Hotline
(866) 795-4673
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Brazos Place
(979) 233-3826x108
1103 North Avenue H
Freeport, TX
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), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women
Language Services
Spanish

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New Vision Medical Stabilization
(713) 757-7478
1401 Saint Joseph Parkway
Houston, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Addiction Treatment Resources
(903) 883-4500
3819 Highway 34
Greenville, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Recovery Center of Cameron County
(956) 548-0028
700 East Levee Street
Brownsville, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Hca Wysong Medical Center
(972) 548-5300
130 South Central Expressway
McKinney, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men
Language Services
Chinese, Spanish

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West Texas Counseling and
(325) 653-3683
601 South Irving Street
San Angelo, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient

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South East Texas Management Network
(409) 839-1022
2750 South 8th Street
Beaumont, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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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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