Utah State University Extension
Opioid use disorders touch the lives of many families, and numerous factors influence the decision to use substances. Your child’s drug use does not mean that you are unsuccessful at parenting. This fact sheet considers actions a parent can take to support a child suspected of using opioids. A number of local and national resources are also listed for further guidance and support services.
Murza, Gabriela; Keady, Timothy; Wray, Paige; Elsmore, Elizabeth; Glissmeyer, Gabriel; Prevedel, Suzanne; and Sulzer, Sandra H., "If You Suspect Your Child Is Using Opioids" (2021). All Current Publications. Paper 2236.