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Teens and Drinking

Nothing Good Happens in the Woods

Tara Cousineau, PhD | Posted 01.05.2015 | Parents
Tara Cousineau, PhD

Here, "The Woods" is code for a teen hangout not far from the elementary school my girls attended. The spot has been around so long that many parents raised here reminisce about it, often over drinks.

5 Tips to Help Parents With the Underage Drinking Conversation

Dr. Karen Soren | Posted 08.10.2014 | Parents
Dr. Karen Soren

Talking about alcohol with your children is never easy, but educating teens and then trusting them to make informed decisions is critical.

AAR: Prevention Education Points for Parents and Kids by Susie Spain

Susie Spain | Posted 06.09.2013 | Impact
Susie Spain

As a community the issue of drug and alcohol use and abuse in teenagers and families is an epidemic crisis. We know that early education, prevention, intervention and treatment can change families' futures forever. Our mission is to raise this awareness.

World's "Meanest Mom," Or Just A Plain 'Ol Parent?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 03.17.2013 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

The most important thing a parent can do sometimes is be mean. Being mean can keep them safe and, sometimes, help keep them alive.

Vermont Looks To Lower Drinking Age

AP | JOHN CURRAN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

MONTPELIER, Vt. — More than two decades after the country established a uniform drinking age of 21, a nascent movement is afoot to allow 18- to ...