Of all the things a parent worries about when their child is approaching the teen years, ruining their life and their friendships because of substance abuse is at the top. This fear is very real and many parents don't have a clue where to start. Talking Smack is full of practical tips and stories that will provide great encouragement to parents and show them why earlier rather than later is the time for them to take an active role on this vital issue.
Glenn Williams is the Chief Operating Officer for Focus on the Family and has extensive background in counseling youth and families. As a psychologist and former pastor, Glenn co-authored the program How to Drug Proof Your Kids and was an expert/contributing author to the parenting curriculum produced by Focus on the Family, Starting Points.