Sep
11
2011

Results from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health revealed good news in terms of underage drinking.  The annual study sponsored by the...

Sep
07
2011

Parents set the mold for their children’s future behavior.

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Sep
02
2011

Building on our previous college binge drinking research, The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility conducted foll

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Aug
25
2011

From The Globe and Mail

There is no greater source of stress for most teens than heading back to school.

This anxiety affects kids of all types – from slackers to perfectionists, jocks to prom queens. It is true for kids who struggle at school, get poor grades and have few friends. But it’s also true for academically and socially high-functioning kids. September is a major transition for everyone (parents included).

 

Every teen feels their problem is unique, that no one has ever felt quite like they do. But, I’ve found that their worries generally fall into three categories (and some teens may worry about all three.) ...

Aug
17
2011

This week, The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility is honoring leaders who have shown an outstanding commitment to fighting

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Aug
11
2011

From The Globe and Mail:

On one of his weekend visits with his father, Duane tells him: “Hey Dad, Mom says you and her got a divorce because you used to get real mad all the time, and that you were really mean to her. She says if it weren’t for the way that you treated her, you’d still be married.”

Anyone who is divorced knows there’s nothing that creates such passion as when your ex twists the story and casts you as the villain. They are telling the history. But to you it is a history built of lies.

Duane’s father fumes to himself, “I can’t believe she’s feeding him this poison. She’s so insecure, she takes every chance to put me down. The truth is it was exactly the opposite. She was impossible. She was the one who had these constant tantrums. I can’t let Duane have this totally distorted view of what went on. I have to set the record straight.” ...

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