Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Officials, Parents Continue Conversation on Underage Drinking

Canton Patch (Canton, CT) April 16, 2012

"Have a teenager who just won’t listen to you when you talk about the dangers of drinking and drugs?
You’re not alone and the situation isn’t easy but members of an underage drinking summit offered a few thoughts last week.
•If you can — find another adult that your kid can relate to, whether it is a friend, relative or coach.
•Take a tour of a correctional facility or juvenile hall to show where a wrong path can lead.
•Make sure there are consequences that affect something the teen cares about.
•Realize that it’s still worth driving the points because sometimes they listen more than you think." Read More

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