The first step to helping another is educating yourself. As a parent, you may feel blindsided to think that your child may have a drug or alcohol problem. This is not the end of the world, but at this difficult crossroads there are a few crucial steps that you as a parent can take that will make a big difference in the life of your child.

DETECTING ALCOHOL AND DRUG USE

Signs and
Symptoms

If a parent feels there is something “off” with their teen, they’re probably right. Trust your intuition. Learn about the signs and symptoms of teen drug abuse. Read More >

THE FACTS

Know
the Facts

Teenagers are constantly bombarded with information about drugs. Use this resource to wade through what is true—and what isn’t. Learn more about The Facts and other resources to understand the true impact of drugs and alcohol in your lives. Read More >

UNDERSTANDING TEENS

Transition and
Communication

Adolescence is a time of transition from childhood to adulthood that is filled with possibilities, endless energy, growth spurts and emotional changes that can be filled with conflict and stress. Read More >

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Explore the Van Gogh Museum’s Collection at Home

Eperience the virtual tour any time and on any device
Step into Van Gogh's world in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Explore the world’s largest collection of works by Vincent van Gogh at home. The collection inculeds Van Gogh's famous paintings and drawings ... more »

The Louvre Virtual Tour Online

Free online tour of the museum, accessible from any device
The Louvre Museum is the world's largest art museum in Paris, France and a historic monument. Visit the museum's exhibition rooms, galleries, and contemplate the façades of the Louvre. Come ... more »

Free Online Support Communities for Families

Free online gatherings discussing real-life issues families are facing during these unique and uncertain times.
Families are facing unprecedented challenges due to circumstances surrounding COVID-19. In response, we invite you to join our free online support community for parents and caregivers who may have children ... more »

Drive-thru Festival of Hope For Families

Child & Family Service Ewa Campus (91-1841 Ft. Weaver Rd., Ewa Beach) Saturday, May 9 at 9am -12pm
This event is meant to honor mothers for all they do while providing much-needed supplies, resources, and family-friendly activities to those in need. While maintaining guidelines for social distancing, families ... more »

Metropolitan Museum of Art Virtual Tour

Visit the Met in 360 degrees onine for free, anytime and on any device.
The Met 360° Project is an award-winning series of six short videos invites viewers around the world to virtually visit The Met's art and architecture in a fresh, immersive way ... more »

The Call To Unite: 24-hour Global Livestream Event

Starts at 2 pm on May 1, 2020
The Call to Unite is a 24-hour global livestream event that invites people across the world to celebrate our shared humanity. We will stand in solidarity with those experiencing pain, ... more »

Virtual Arts Advocacy Day: Family Arts for Quarantine

Webinar on May 1, 2020 at 3:00 PM
Need a quarantine challenge? Get the whole family to make an instrument, recreate a Hawaii Artwork, and write your own hip hop rhymes! Then, take the Arts Quarantine Challenge! Join ... more »

CONNECTING WITH YOUR KIDS

Parents are
Important

Parents are the strongest influence on the lives of their children. Your words and actions affect every aspect of their growth and the choices they make. Read More >