Marijuana Toolkit: Parents and Community Partners
This is a toolkit for parents, educators and community partners to use when talking about the risks of marijuana use and youth. It includes publications and videos to help start the conversation, and links to our marijuana resources. To view the Spanish resources go to http://venturacountylimits.org/es/prevention/marijuana
- Marijuana & Your Kid's Brain - Parent Card
- Weed: Myths & Facts
- Marijuana and The Teen Brain - Information Sheet
PARENT TEXT MESSAGE CAMPAIGN
The VCkidsFYI and PadresInfo text message campaigns offer text messages to parents with updates about the impact of drugs and alcohol on youth. They include facts, parent tips and links to ways to learn more about keeping kids safe.
DRUGGED DRIVING CAMPAIGN
How High Ventura County has interactive tips for parents and adults on engaging teens in discussions about marijuana. The campaign features a video series, marijuana dictionary, educational booklets, and the "What's Your HighQ?" quiz. See How High Ventura County.
Youth projects promoting social change regarding marijuana misuse, including "Reality Parties" for parents. See Reality Parties.
CONVERSATION STARTER VIDEOS
- Marijuana & Your Kid's Brain video This video illustrates the real risks of early marijuana use, the effects on behavior and explains how the teen brain develops and is impacted by marijuana use.
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