If your child is using alcohol or other drugs, he or she may have
problems at school. The following are some questions to ask yourself if you
think substance use is interfering with your child's education:
Has your child skipped classes or missed school
without your knowledge?
Has your child forged your name for class or
Is your child sleeping during class?
your child having trouble with his or her teachers?
Is your child
spending less time studying and more time with friends?
child less motivated to do school projects?
Are your child's grades
Has your child been expelled or suspended from
Is your child talking about quitting school?
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ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerPatrice Burgess, MD - Family Medicine Brian D. O'Brien, MD - Internal Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerChristine R. Maldonado, PhD - Behavioral Health