Friday, June 4, 2010

Community Conversation: Parents need to lead by example

Wilton Bulletin (Wilton, CT) June 4:  

"About 50 people attended the follow-up Community Conversation on Tuesday, May 11, at Trackside Teen Center to continue a dialogue with students on the issue of teen drinking and substance abuse... According to the report, which is a compilation of questions, answers and discussion from the original Community Conversation, the three leading contributing factors to substance abuse among teens is lack of alternatives, poor role modeling by adults, and easy availability. One of the issues discussed at the Cider Mill meeting was: To what extent is underage drinking and drug use becoming a social norm?"
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