Parenting for Prevention; How to Raise a Child to Say No to Alcohol and Other Drugs

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Here's a book that every adult concerned about kids will want to read. The author convincingly argues that parents are the ones who not only can but also must take the lead in preventing their kids from getting mixed up with alcohol and other drugs. Parenting for Prevention shows them exactly what to do and how to do it. The theme is prevention, but the approach is thoroughly positive. You'll find no threats or warnings here, no long list of don'ts. Instead, this book says, in effect: If you really want to ...
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Overview


Here's a book that every adult concerned about kids will want to read. The author convincingly argues that parents are the ones who not only can but also must take the lead in preventing their kids from getting mixed up with alcohol and other drugs. Parenting for Prevention shows them exactly what to do and how to do it. The theme is prevention, but the approach is thoroughly positive. You'll find no threats or warnings here, no long list of don'ts. Instead, this book says, in effect: If you really want to prevent your kids from getting involved with alcohol or other drugs, here's the way to do it. Teach them these life skills. "I make you a promise. If you read this book thoughtfully and follow its recommendations, you'll have new insights into a whole host of everyday parenting problems, as well as practical skills for handling them. Those insights and skills will be the best insurance policy you can take out to prevent your kids from getting into problems with alcohol or other drugs--because you'll be helping them develop into healthy, well-balanced kids who can stand on their own feet, resist unhealthy peer pressures, and still be accepted and respected wherever they go."

Parents and other concerned adults who read this book thoughtfully and follow its recommendations will have new insights into a whole host of everyday parenting problems as well as practical skills for handling them.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780935908466
  • Publisher: Hazelden Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/28/1998
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 252
  • Sales rank: 509,422
  • Product dimensions: 5.48 (w) x 8.62 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

David J. Wilmes, M.A., is an author and speaker with over 20 years of experience in the chemical dependence field. He conducts training seminars for Johnson Institute that focus on prevention as it relates to parental skills, school programs, and community involvement. He lives in St. Paul, MN with his wife and two sons.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 2, 2000

    i love davids books

    This book was great it helped me control my out of control child

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