Smart choices for every stage of life

Keeping Colorado kids safe from the potential dangers of alcohol, marijuana, tobacco, prescription medication, and other drugs takes the commitment of caring adults across the state. That’s why it’s important for parents, community members, and family serving agencies to have access to resources on what it takes to raise healthy, happy children. Together, we can all play a powerful role in keeping children safe and providing opportunities for them to grow and thrive.



Use Care: It's important to be mindful that anything you eat, drink, inhale or are exposed to may affect the development of your baby. Here's what you need to know if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. 

                            AGES 0-4

                            AGES 0-4

Life with young kids

Safe Start: There are many things to think about when you have young children. Here are a few tips to help keep your children healthy and safe.

Life with Growing kids

On the Move: As children grow and develop, they become more independent and are exposed to a variety of new surroundings. Here's what you need to know to help keep children healthy and safe.

                         AGES 13-20

                         AGES 13-20

Life with Teens

Be Aware: As teens begin to make their own choices and become more independent, your influence is critical in helping them develop good judgement, build healthy relationships, and prepare for adulthood. Here are a few tips to parent teens around these challenging issues.

Adult Life

Be Responsible: Whether you don’t have kids, aren’t planning on having children, or your kids are out of the home, here’s what you need to know to keep kids in your family, neighborhood, and community safe.