Exploring strategies for talking to teens about substance use

29 Apr 2019

Several media outlets published articles about a UBC study which looked at teens’ response to messaging about alcohol and drugs. Parents' messages to teens are always subject to selective hearing; UBC Nursing Dr. Emily Jenkins finds that "the drug talk" is no exception and suggests a different approach. Articles appeared on Yahoo, ANI, the Vancouver Sun, The Province, Abbotsford News, GrowthOp and the Chronicle Herald.