Start Talking Before They Start Drinking: A Family Guide

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Start Talking Before They Start Drinking: A Family Guide

Description

This guide provides facts and practical advice for parents on how to talk with their children about underage drinking. The guide supports the Start Talking Before They Start Drinking Campaign to combat underage drinking and to educate parents, youth, and others on the issue of alcohol abuse.

This guide addresses the following topics:

  • What you need to know
    • Underage drinking
    • Alcohol and judgment
    • Risks
    • Family influence
  • What you need to say
    • Alcohol and underage drinking
    • Your family beliefs and history around alcohol
  • What you need to do
    • Take action
    • Set clear rules
  • Activities
    • Play reporter
    • Think/say/feel: Parent
    • Think/say/feel: Youth
    • Family rules

Developer:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (U.S.)

Funding Sources:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (U.S.)

History

Release Date: 2006
Original Summary: September 2006
Last Updated: 03/07/12

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