National Prevention Week
Tuesday, May 12: Preventing Underage Drinking and Alcohol Misuse
Talking to Kids about Alcohol and other Drugs: 5 Conversation Goals
by: SAMHSA Talk They Hear You

Use These 5 Goals When Talking to Kids about Alcohol and Other Drugs

1. Show you disapprove of underage drinking and other drug misuse.

2. Show you care about your child’s health, wellness, and success.

3. Show you’re a good source of information about alcohol and other drugs.

4. Show you’re paying attention and you’ll discourage risky behaviors.

5. Build your child’s skills and strategies for avoiding underage drinking and drug use.