Resources To Talk to Your Teen
Let's reduce the risk of underage drinking together.
Let's reduce the risk of underage drinking together! We want to open up conversations about the risks of underage drinking, and help support relationships built on trust and accountability between parents and teens.
To give parents tools to help them learn more about monitoring and talking to their teens about the risks of underage drinking.
We want teens to know the risks of drinking alcohol underage, and to know that if they try it then they will get caught. Studies have shown that parents who talk with their children about the risks of underage drinking, have a big influence over their decision to drink or not when the situation arises.2 We look at this as a great opportunity to help empower parents as they work on that ever-evolving teen-parent relationship and help them set healthy boundaries that show how much they care.
Increase the percentage of Illinois middle school and high school youth who report their parents have talked to them in the past year about not using alcohol.
Our mission is to empower parents to help prevent underage drinking before it starts. If we can make you smile and nod in the process...then we consider that a job well done!