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What should I do if I find out that my child is using cannabis

Smoking cannabisWhat should I do if my child is using cannabis?

Don't panic and try not to over-react.  A hostile confrontation won’t help. Get the facts about drugs so you can begin to talk with your child about them. Tell them what you have learned.Be open with your child about how you feel about their drug use.  Try to keep the lines of communication open – better to know than not!.

Here are some approaches to try:

Try to agree a plan for the future that will help them to not use again. This might involve:

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