Supporting your child to make responsible decisions

Find information about developing children and young people's skills to make informed choices and feel positive about their decisions.

As a parent, you know the impact of peer pressure on children and young people's decisions. You can help your child to develop decision-making skills, confidence and an understanding of the consequences of their choices. Taking responsibility for actions is an important step in a young person’s growth to maturity.

  • Steps in the decision-making process
  • Tips for talking to your child about peer pressure
  • Make safe choices about alcohol and other drugs
  • Make good lifestyle choices

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