Sep
22
2009

It's tough not to come to your teen's defence. But you both need to learn that you won't always be there

Alex's mother is at work when she gets the call.

"Mrs. Crestman?"

"Yes?"

"This is Charles Neely, assistant principal at the high school. You are going to have come down to the school and pick up Alex. He has been suspended for the day for fighting with another student."

When she retrieves her teenager, this is the story as described by the school: A teacher on hall duty saw Alex give a hard push to another boy, causing the boy to lose his balance and fall. The other boy said it was unprovoked. Alex would also be suspended for the following day - the automatic penalty for any fighting in school.

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Sep
18
2009

Similar to other national surveys that track underage drinking, the 2008-09 Pride survey shows significant decreases in drinking

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Sep
17
2009

Information released from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety today indicate most Americans support the use of advanced technologies that would prevent drivers from starting their vehicles

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Sep
14
2009

This morning, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster worked with us to bring Brandon Silveria's life-saving message about the dangers of drunk driving and underage drinking to Missouri student

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Sep
14
2009

The recent release of the 2008 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) by the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration s

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