If you think your child may have a problem with drugs or alcohol, then - stay with us. We don't have any magical solutions, but our advice may help you to deal with this situation in a way that benefits both you and your child.
First we need to check out if your child really does have a problem with drugs or alcohol - or if he or she is perhaps trying them out as a casual experiment - like many young people do.
We need to do this - because we it's important to understand what is going on before we look at how we can best deal with it.
So - to check out if your child has a drug or alcohol problem, click here.
When you are done with that, just click on the numbers at the top to work through this section.