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New Mexico State University

WAVE Tools for Parents Warning Signs

Be conscious of warning signs that your child is in trouble.

Some indications that your child may be experiencing difficulties include:

  • Your child is avoiding your phone calls or avoiding long-term friends and/or obligations.
  • Your child is experiencing a sudden drop in grades, indicating his/her focus is not on academics.
  • Sudden change in friendships or behavior.
  • Social life appears to center around alcohol.
  • Lack of involvement in other aspects of campus life.
  • Friendships appear shallow and not based on mutual respect.


If Your Child is Struggling

Help is available. Please call: WAVE Program: (575) 646-2813 or Counseling Center: (575) 646-2731