Talking About Drinking / Drug Use
Talking With Your Student About Alcohol
- Sex, Drugs And Alcohol: Parents Still Influence College Kids' Risky Behavior
The February, 2008 issue of Science Daily shows that parents influence their child’s likelihood of involvement with drugs, alcohol and risky sexual activity even after their child leaves for college. Specifically, students who said their fathers were in the loop had a lower likelihood of doing drugs or engaging in risky sexual behaviors. When mothers were in the know, students were less likely to drink alcohol.
- Navigating the Teen Years: A Parent's Guide to Raising Healthy Teens
Navigating the teen years can be formidable. But research
shows that kids who learn from their parents about the
dangers of underage drinking, illicit drugs, tobacco use,
dangerous driving and other risky behaviors are less like to engage in them. This booklet provides the information and expert advice you need to help guide your teen to a healthy life.
- Parents: The Anti-Drug
Parents have a strong influence on whether or not their college students will engage in risky behaviors such as drug use, binge drinking, sex under the influence, and driving while intoxicated. This website offers helpful information, advice, and free resources for parents.