This fact sheet is written specifically for preteens and teens. It compares the myths with the facts about alcohol use among youth and the effects of alcohol use. This fact sheet can help parents and prevention professionals start conversations about underage drinking and alcohol misuse.
This resource, a part of a SAMHSA campaign, explains to parents that they are the leading influence on their child's decisions about alcohol use. It urges parents to start addressing the issue of underage drinking with their children early and provides a resource for learning tips on how and when to begin the conversation.
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