Tuesday, December 8, 2015

9 Tips for Talking With Kids About Alcohol

Make it Better Magazine, November 30, 2015

"When it comes to kids and alcohol, the news is mixed.

The bad news is that 66 percent of kids have consumed more than just a few sips of alcohol by the end of high school, and over a quarter have done so by eighth grade, according to a clinical report by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published in September.

The good news is that number represents a decline in the number of kids drinking, and research shows that kids are less likely to drink if a parent has spoken with them about not doing so." Read more

For additional resources to speak with youth about the dangers of underage drinking, click here.

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