Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Five Tips for Parents to Prevent Drinking in College

SAMHSA, September 25, 2015

"The transition from high school to college is a big shift – and parents provide essential guidance and information to keep their young adults safe and healthy. Although a student may be open to discussing class selection, living arrangements, and schedules, having a conversation about parties and drinking isn’t as easy. For that reason, SAMHSA has developed some tools for parents to have that conversation – including one that addresses the dangers of underage drinking in college and can help young adults make informed and smart choices.

SAMHSA’s 'Talking With Your College-Bound Young Adult About Alcohol' parent guide and accompanying video called 'The Sound of Your Voice' provide approaches and tips for starting that important dialogue.

The resources highlight five tips to having an open conversation about alcohol with young adults:" Read more

For resources to talk to youth about the dangers of underage drinking, click here

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