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Tell your children, "Im proud of your choice." And ask, Was it a tough decision?"

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Words Can Work helps young people, families and communities talk about the public health challenges kids face growing up - from underage drinking and opioid addiction to depression and bullying.

Our popular DVDs and Words Can Work booklets are produced with leading experts from Harvard Medical School and other leading institutions.

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Words Can Work creator Jeanne Blake is a medical/science journalist and communications consultant. She speaks nationally in corporate and community settings. Read Blake's Bio.

In our Bullying: True Stories DVD with discussion guide, four young people tell how they were affected by bullying. Bullying: True Stories is recommended by Video Librarian Magazine! Read review here.

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Preventing Substance Abuse Set Booklet - Booklets
Kids who can talk with their peers and parents or other trusted adults are more likely to avoid the use of drugs and alcohol.
Words Can Work: When Talking With Kids About Sexual Health - Book How 12 families talk about sexual health. Young people's first person accounts take parents into their world.
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