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...
Three mom bloggers talk about their tips for having tough conversations with kids.
Sep
16
2014
We caught up with three parenting bloggers to hear about why they think it's important to talk early and often with their kids about tough topics - like alcohol.  You’ll recall,...
New school year, new conversation about the dangers of underage drinking.
Sep
12
2014
Now that you’ve (somewhat) settled into the new school year, let’s talk about the next steps. As a parent of a Middle Schooler, it’s important to recognize the struggles that they...
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...
Debbie Phelps talks about the role as a mom and educator.
Sep
09
2014
Parents take it upon themselves to start tough conversations with their kids at home – but, teachers, do you keep that conversation going in the classroom? What red flags do you look for to...
Shaquille O'Neal joins responsibility.org for the #InnerShaq campaign against underage drinking. Shaq is the spokesperson for the campaign against teen drinking.
Sep
03
2014
Have no fear — #InnerShaq is here! Whether you’ve realized it or not, you’ve heard it. That velvety voice of reason in your head, advising you to do the right thing during tough...
Jaime Borg is the Principal at Glebe Elementary School.
Sep
02
2014
Another Labor Day has passed and for many people that means the end of swim season and the start of the new school year. As Principal of Glebe Elementary School in Arlington, Virginia, I always look...
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...

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