Resources for parents

Let’s Talk Booklets

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Let’s Talk is a tool kit for navigating youth substance use in Marin County.

Crisis Text Line

Crisis text line - text MARIN to 741741

The Crisis Text Line offers free, 24/7, confidential crisis counseling via text and is a great place to turn when experiencing anxiety, depression, substance use, suicidal ideation, or anything in between.

Community Discussions

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Let’s Talk Community Discussions ‐ Experts take a deeper dive into the issues our young people face and tools to help parents.

Numb or Nourish

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Pause, Reflect, Decide is a 3-step sequence that teaches how to take a moment to pause, to reflect on how we can best take care of ourselves, and to make a conscious decision.

Be The Influence

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Be The Influence is a parenting program which seeks to delay adolescent substance use and prevent harmful consequences associated with underage use.

Get Involved

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Marin Healthy Youth Partnerships (MHYP) is a local non-profit organization that is addressing the local conditions that lead to underage substance use in Marin.

Talk to Your Kids about Fentanyl

Drop the F bomb

You can’t see, smell, or taste fentanyl, so how can you protect your kids from it? Talk to them.

Song for Charlie

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Song for Charlie is a national family-run nonprofit charity dedicated to raising awareness about ‘fentapills’ — fake pills made of fentanyl. 

Get the Facts

The Real Deal on Fentanyl is designed to let people know about the dangers of fentanyl — and save lives. More Americans are dying of drug overdoses than ever before, because fentanyl is making drugs more deadly.