April 17, 2019

AAC’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Lawrence Weinstein, was featured in Lifehacker in a piece offering tips to parents on how to speak to their teen about marijuana.

With marijuana being depicted and perceived in a much different fashion than previous generations, the article give ideas on effective ways to converse with adolescents and begin an open and honest conversation.

The discussion “cannot be a lecture,” says Dr. Weinstein. “One of the most ineffective ways for a parent to speak to a child about this topic is to deliver the message authoritatively.”

To read the rest of the tips, visit Lifehacker here.