When your kids go back to school after summer break, you want to prepare them in every way possible. Fall clothes? Check.School supplies? Check. But if your child is starting to use drugs or alcohol, all of your hopes for a successful school year could be crushed before classes even start.
If you’ve noticed unwelcome behavior or personality changes in your child, there’s a far more important checklist than one that lists backpacks and pencils. We’re talking about the sometimes subtle signs of a drug problem that could derail a once-promising academic year.