Underage Drinking & the Law

What parents need to know now about the new Social Host Laws

Prevent Social Hosting: Four steps to enlist your kids

Most school districts or churches offer programs designed to educate kids on the dangers of drugs and alcohol. By the time children start middle school, they’re both well-informed of the risks and aware of other students, especially older students, who ignore everything they just learned. A tween’s reaction to that dichotomy can be confusion, concern, excitement or even jealousy.

So, this is the perfect time to start talking about Social Host Laws.

WARNING: Explaining Social Host Laws to a teenager is like juggling with jelly. It’s difficult to do and it’s going to get into everything. Any topic or attitude can pop-up, from a debate on ethics to your behavior as a teen, from an admission of previous behavior to a complete shut-down of communications. Here are four helpful steps: Read More Here

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