The DARE (D.A.R.E.) program has adopted a new curriculum for middle and elementary schools to prevent underage drinking and alcohol consumption among kids and teens.
Sep
18
2014
Great news! D.A.R.E. has adopted a new curriculum for middle and elementary schools called keepin’ it REAL, and it is now being implemented in all the schools that use D.A.R.E.’s programs...
1.525 million fewer American youth reported drinking in 2013 than in 2003, according to the latest data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, which was released Thursday, September 4, 2014.
Sep
09
2014
Parents, keep up the great work. By all measures, alcohol consumption in the past month is down according to the most recent available federal data. SAMHSA released an Overview of Findings from the...
Indiana state Senator Jim Merritt today announced his lifeline law to combat underage drinking and alcohol-related emergency room visits on college campuses.
Aug
25
2014
When young people begin college, they are given newfound freedoms. But those freedoms come along with new risks, including the temptation to abuse alcohol. Today, about 40 percent of college students...
Kathy Radigan responds to the viral sensation that became of her open letter to her son about underage drinking that ran in the Huffington Post.
Aug
11
2014
From the time my oldest son was in kindergarten, the schools have taught him that drinking before the legal age of 21 is wrong and could lead to dangerous and life-altering consequences. My husband...
Hans House explains the importance of being responsible on your birthday and not over celebrating.
Aug
06
2014
Across North America, celebrating birthdays as an adult sometimes involves binge drinking.  And the milestone of achieving legal drinking age involves more binge drinking than most.  This...
Elena Sonnino is a #TalkEarly blogger and blogs at LiveDoGrow. Sonnino responds to "Do you want to have a cocktail video"
Jul
31
2014
Everyone loves a great parody of the popular Disney movie Frozen – I have seen several that I love – especially “Let it Go” by Deva Dalporto. But last week as I watched a...
Meagan Francis encourages parents to give their teens a script to help them say no to underage drinking.
Jul
17
2014
When I was a teenager, I – as many teens do – had a serious case of Invincibility Syndrome. I wasn’t scared of much, and usually thought that getting hurt or in trouble was for...
Recent study suggests text message communications help reduce binge drinking, serve as intervention
Jul
14
2014
In a first-of-its-kind trial, funded by the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility in partnership with the Emergency Medicine Foundation, using text messaging to communicate with young...
Current underage drinking, binge drinking and lifetime consumption of alcohol is down among America’s high school students, and long-term trends in underage drinking continue to show declining rates of consumption, according to the latest youth study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jun
13
2014
Our nation’s high schoolers are drinking less, according to the latest youth study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Current underage drinking, binge drinking and lifetime...
Lisa Graham Keegan responds to the news about Palcohol's powdered alcohol product approval then reversal from TTB.
Apr
22
2014
With this past weekend’s announcement by the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) that a new product called “Palcohol” has been approved, the idea of “...

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