Parents and Families

Parents and Families​​​, the official American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) website for parents, is the only pa​renting website backed by 67,000 pediatricians and includes over 5,000 articles on children's health and safety topics—including entire sections with articles on topics related to tobacco, teen substance use, and media. Articles are available in English and Spanish with an easy toggle between both languages.

Whether they're seeking general information about children's health, or specific answers to a pediatric issue, parents can be confident and trust in the information they find on

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Teen Substance Use



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