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Parents, You’re Not Done Yet

Your son or daughter is headed off to college, and you’re worried about drinking. Your back to school checklist should include having regular conversations around alcohol responsibility.

Parents, You’re Not Done Yet is an online resource that provides parents with tools for having a conversation about alcohol with their kids before and after they head to college. We encourage parents to have ongoing and meaningful conversations about choices with regard to alcohol, especially the differences between low- and high-risk drinking. Watch the interviews below for great advice from experts in the field.

We know many college students make responsible decisions about alcohol consumption. However, transition to college life combined with the availability of alcohol and the desire to fit in to new surroundings can lead students to make potentially risky decisions. Dangerous overconsumption of alcohol by college students continues to be a health and safety issue in spite of laws, campus policies, and college programs.

Parents can download the Parents, You’re Not Done Yet infographic for tips and conversation starters: