The longer children delay drinking, the less likely they are to develop any problems associated with it. That’s why it is so important to help your child connect the dots and make smart decisions about alcohol. Here are some resources to help you.
SAMHSA - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation and to improve the lives of individuals living with mental and substance use disorders, and their families.
Be the Wall
Be the Wall is a parent awareness campaign that gives parents the tools and information they need to Be the Wall between teens and alcohol
When you talk to your teen, it's important to be informed so you can be prepared to explain your reasoning and answer their questions.