Know!

Know! Who We Are

The Know! drug prevention and awareness program targets parents and caregivers of middle school students and empowers them to raise their children substance-free.


Know! What We Do

Primary Goals and Objectives:

  • To increase parental awareness that their children are at risk;
  • To reinforce the knowledge that parental actions make a difference;
  • To enhance and increase communication between parents and their children about substance use; and
  • To empower parents with simple and effective parenting strategies proven to prevent substance use.


The Truth Is: Kids are drinking, smoking, and using drugs.

The Truth Is: Our kids. Your kids. In every community and neighborhood - urban, suburban and rural. They are using substances right now, and they're starting younger than ever, especially between the ages of 11 and 13.

The Truth Is: Kids need to Know! the risks of substance use - to their health, their safety, their family, and their future.

The Truth Is: Kids may not ask for guidance, but they need it. They want it. Your guidance can and will make a difference.

This section has the information parents and caregivers need to help children learn the risks of using substances and the benefits of staying substance-free. You don't need to be an expert to Help Them Know!