Rosecrance Senior Vice President and COO David Gomel gives parents of teens conversation tips about drugs and alcohol

davegomelDavid Gomel, Rosecrance Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, spoke on how to effectively speak to teens about alcohol and drugs in an article published by the Wicked Local Chatham May 16. “It needs to be a conversation, not an edict. When it comes to parenting style, the most effective is authoritative – high on both warmth and control,” says Gomel. Read the article here.

For more information on how to talk to your teen about drugs and alcohol, visit our Resources for Parents page.

Rosecrance is one of the country’s leading teen substance use treatment facilities and provides help, hope and the opportunity for lasting recovery for teens and their families. Rosecrance has been helping kids and teens for almost one hundred years and serves more than 1,200 teens each year. Rosecrance offers a holistic treatment approach that addresses the emotional, developmental, physical, psychological, social, academic, spiritual, and cultural needs of teens and deeply involves family in the recovery process.