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IT'S O.K. TO SAY NO TO CIGARETTES AND ALCOHOL!
IT'S OK TO SAY NO TO CIGARETTES AND ALCOHOL Author:Neal Shusterman "IT'S O.K. TO SAY NO TO CIGARETTES AND ALCOHOL!" for the first time provides parents with practical, realistic, helpful material on how to discuss cigarette smoking with their children. And because it includes alcohol, it takes the problem into the real world. One fascinating section takes into account the impact of advertising and television ... more »programs." --American Cancer Society
To the Parent:
We would all prefer that our kids never smoke or drink, but studies show that kids are smoking and drinking in greater numbers and at lower ages every year. Life-threatening in themselves, tobacco and alcohol are Gateway Drugs whose use can lead to far more serious addictions.
Psychologists and educators agree that prevention and education are the most effective ways to fight drug abuse, and that such prevention must begin in the home, in direct interaction between parent and child.
This book is designed to be an effective preventative against drug abuse. It will help you and your child, through the strength of your own relationship, develop methods of combating the pressure to begin drinking or smoking.« less