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Teens & Alcohol

The SAPC aims to prevent youth substance use and help all young people in our community grow up to have healthy futures.

 

Communication

Talking with your teen about the risks and consequences of alcohol use is essential to their well being

Revisiting Drugs & Alcohol with College Students

With college-aged kids home from school due to the coronavirus, now is a good time to revisit expectations around the use of drugs and alcohol.

Education

SAPC provides resources for parents and other adults to help them make informed decisions when it comes to alcohol and teenagers in their lives

 What is Rethink the Drinks?

A campaign developed by the Substance Abuse Prevention Collaborative – a group of local communities, Braintree, Milton, Quincy and Weymouth—that aims to share tools & resources to prevent youth substance use and help all young people in our community grow up to have healthy futures.

How can we support our youth?

Understand the Laws

Learn about the Social Host Law and the legal consequences of “furnishing alcohol” to minors

Know the Risks

For teens, alcohol can have may harmful health consequences, short-term and long-term

Talk with Your Teen

Opening the dialogue is the first step in creating a supportive environment

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