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Take Five: The talk with your kids that could have a big impact

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KTIV) -

Have you talked to you kids about the dangers of drugs and alcohol?  On March 5th, parents are encouraged to take at least five minutes and talk to their kids about it.

Take Five Day is an initiative that about getting the conversation started.

It's not always an easy discussion to begin. However, Linda Phillips of Siouxland CARES said studies show when parents talk to their kids about drugs and alcohol, the child is less likely to use.

She said five years old is not too young to start the conversation.

For tips on how to start that conversation or more information on the topic click here.

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