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Parental Influence

You are the most important influence in your teen’s life!

                                                                     Be in the know -                                  Give clear and

 Alcohol is the #1 drug                                 your voice counts                              consistent messages


                               Alcohol causes

                          poor decision making                                  Take time to talk often



The brain continues to develop into the mid 20’s. Alcohol is a drug that can hurt the growing brain.

For more ideas on talking to your teens visit: 



                                                                                       Strategies for Parents

                                                                                  to Prevent Underage Drinking

Parents and Teens have many questions about alcohol and other drugs:

Questions Parents Ask: How to approach issues of alcohol and other drug use with your teen

Questions Teens Ask: About alcohol and other drug use



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