Many Louisiana parents agree that successful child rearing often involves the need to make difficult decisions that sometimes include saying or doing things that might disappoint their children. For instance, if your child asks permission to go to a party, you might believe something or someone there could jeopardize your child's well-being. Even though you want him or her to be happy, you might say "no" because you want what's best for your son or daughter.
Prescription drug abuse has climbed to epidemic proportions in the U.S. and Louisiana has among the highest rates of non-medical pain reliever use. This trend has law enforcement cracking down on prescription drugs, and people are being charged for things like casually swapping meds with friends to actions stemming from falling into pill addiction.