Parent and Family Resources
For tips on how to talk to your children about underage drinking, printable brochures and handouts, and how to get involved in the fight against underage drinking, please visit:
- Parents: The Anti-Drug
- The Partnership at DrugFree.org - This website offers a talk kit that can be used by parents, including a drug guide, scenarios to review with children about how to say no to drugs and alcohol, and tips for how to start the conversation with children of different ages, from preschool to young adulthood.
- Underage Drinking Prevention - This interactive website offers general information about underage drinking, as well as resources that can assist adults with speaking to their children about underage drinking. There are helpful tools on how to start the conversation, creating an action plan, and how to get other people involved.
- Family Guide - Alcohol Use by Children
- Family Guide - Start Talking Before They Start Drinking (Brochure)
- Make a Difference: Talk to Your Child About Alcohol (Brochure) This guide is geared toward parents and guardians of 10-14 year olds and offers tip and suggestions for talking to young people about the dangers of underage drinking.
- Surgeon General's Call to Action - Underage Drinking - In 2007, the Surgeon General issued a Call to Action, calling upon the people of our nation to take a stand about underage drinking. This guide offers useful information on underage drinking as well as what families can do to help prevent underage drinking in their household.
- Mothers Against Drug Driving
- National Families in Action - Click on the Parent Corps icon to find out how to get involved in the fight against underage drinking.
- DEA Resource for Parents
- The Passage Group
- Face Project: Truth and Clarity on Alcohol
- Parent Corps
- For Your Child
To check out what communities in other states have done to fight the battle against underage drinking, please visit: