April is Alcohol Awareness Month and it is vital you have conversations with your children about drinking. Although alcohol use among teens was reported at a decline in 2014 it is still a very real danger among youth. Just having the conversation can help empower them to make wise decisions in avoiding alcohol and could result in saving their LIFE down the line. Here are 3 ways your conversations about alcohol could help empower them for the future.
As parents, educators, and guardians we can sometimes feel powerless about where to start the conversation. We can toil over when, where, how, etc. However, the most important thing to remember is you cannot afford to not have the conversation with your teen.
A Positive Approach to Teen Health (P.A.T.H) is a 501(c)3 organization that reaches seven counties throughout Northwest Indiana. Since 1993, A Positive Approach to Teen Health has been working to empower teens to make healthy choices regarding drugs, sex, alcohol, and violence.