Below, you will find the policies of the Franklin Public Schools which guide the school and district’s prevention, intervention and response practices with regard to substance abuse education.
Treatment and Support
The links below provide information about organizations and agencies which provide a range of support services including detoxification, short and long-term treatment, and family support.
Tips for Parents
Wondering how to start a conversation with your child? Below are helpful resources for parents to start a conversation and work through real-life situations that may arise.
Research and Information
Below you can find information about common substances which pose major and increasing health concerns for youth and adolescents.
Vaping & E-Cigarettes:
Basic information about e-cigarettes, what they are, what they look like, and how it affects the brain
Information and facts about marijuana
Basic information about marijuana, how it affects the brain, how it impacts mental health, etc.
Basic information on prescription opioids, what drugs are opioids, how it affects the brain and body, tolerance vs. dependence vs. addiction
Information and facts about heroin and its impact on health
Information and facts about fentanyl and its impact on health and safety.