Preventing drug abuse through parental education.
We at First Check understand the importance of preventing drug
abuse among our nation’s children. That is why First Check is a
proud sponsor and supporter of notMYkid National.
notMYkid National is a national drug prevention program aimed
at parents of middle school students. notMYkid National's goal is
to educate parents about current drug trends and arm them with
knowledge to help protect their children. notMYkid
National introduced the concept of home drug testing as a
prevention tool for parents and continues to educate parents about
how to create a proactive family drug prevention plan.
Parents often have the "not my kid" mentality, thinking, “My kid
would never try drugs.” The truth is, parents don't generally know
their kids have tried or have become addicted to drugs until the
kids are two years into the addictive behavior. By educating
parents of middle school students we can work together to protect
children. Middle school students are more likely to still respect
and listen to their parents, at least more often than a high school
The notMYkid National presentation is an interactive
PowerPoint presentation that educates parents and teachers about
current drug trends, terminology, and paraphernalia. At the end of
the presentation each attendee is offered a complimentary First
Check® Home Drug Test kit.
more information on notMYkid.
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