Taking Your Kids to College? How to Discuss Alcohol Use

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Taking Your Kids to College? How to Discuss Alcohol Use

Talk with your young adult about avoiding underage drinking, even if you suspect alcohol use during high school. Research suggests that teens who talked with their parents about alcohol avoidance strategies before they began their first year of college were more likely to avoid alcohol, limit its use, and spend less time with heavy-drinking peers.

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Not an easy conversation but, as all parents know, it’s necessary. Here’s a video to help you get started:

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