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...
responsibility.org attended the NCSL Legislative Summit to discuss drunk driving, underage drinking and traffic safety policy with state legislators from around the country.
Aug
25
2014
The 40th Annual NCSL Legislative Summit, held last week in Minneapolis, offered legislators, staff, and organizations the chance to come together and discuss issues that are most important in the 50...
DC SCORES helps kids say NO to underage drinking by providing mentors and activities to steer kids in the right direction.
Aug
20
2014
The last yells of summer echoed on the field of Marie Reed Elementary School in Washington, DC, as our Ask, Listen, Learn team paid a visit to our partners at DC SCORES to check...
Rita Kay Cydulka, MD, MS Emergency Physician talks about the dangers of underage drinking from the standpoint of a physician.
Aug
19
2014
I have been an emergency department physician for 30 years and a mom for 27. No matter how long you have practiced medicine, nothing ever prepares you for a death or injury in your own social circle...
LeaderU girls spent 3 days in Washington, DC learning from a panel of esteemed women about leadership.
Aug
18
2014
We are two friends Cate Dymowski (15) and Grace Williams (16), who had the fantastic opportunity to experience The LeaderU Girl Talk Summit at American University in Washington, D.C. If you don't...
A member of Girl Talk's Board of Directors weighs in on the LeaderU experience. underage drinking, woman leadership, women leadership
Aug
13
2014
The powerful ripple effect of layered leadership is a large part of what has ensured the success of Girl Talk, an Atlanta-based non-profit, throughout its soon-to-be twelve year history. What started...
Download our new Grab the Goodies app that's free and educational.
Aug
12
2014
There are always new trends in education and technology is at the center of it all.  We are always looking for new ways to help parents and their kids to talk about the dangers of underage...
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...
Back to school season is here! A new year means you need to have a new conversation with your kid about alcohol and peer pressure.
Aug
04
2014
Well, it’s officially that time of the year again — it’s back to school time. You have been running back and forth to the store to pick up all the new supplies that your kids need...

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