Whether it’s peer pressure, curiosity, rebellion, coping mechanisms, or a combination of things, parents in Wyoming are faced with tough situations and even tougher conversations in regards to drinking, vaping, substance use, and suicide prevention among our youth. As parents, we want to know why these behaviors and activities happen, what our options are, and what we can do to help. If it’s hard to talk about, it’s definitely a conversation worth having, and we’re here to help get it started. This is WYWETALK.
Now that you know the basics of having awesome conversations, it’s time to spot the warning signs that your child might be giving off, indicating that it’s time to step in and start a chat. We always suggest being proactive rather than reactive.
If, through your conversation, you find your child needs additional resources, use the regional map to find assistance in your area or utilize one of the resources below: