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Substance Misuse: What Early Childhood Program Staff Should Know

This website provides basic information about sustance misuse and numerous links to resources on related topics. This is important information for providers to know in case there is a substance use problem among children or families served, and in case any staff may be using substances. The website provides links to resources on prescription opioids, addiction, how the opioid epidemic effects children, and strategies for talking with children about difficult issues. 

Related Topics: 
Health and Safety and Licensing
Family and Community Engagement
Professional Development
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion
Publisher: 
Office of Head Start
Author: 
Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC)
Resource Type: 
Publication Date: 
2018