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Think before you drink

Think before you drinkDrinking alcohol in excess -- especially for young college students -- can affect your judgment, your safety, and your health. NCL has partnered with the American Medical Women's Association to educate college students across the country about the importance of making decisions to avoid alcohol poisoning and the associated negative consequences.

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Resources for parents on teens and alcohol

Above the Influence
Above the Influence provides information on how to cope with drug/alcohol abuse. It gives tips for how to approach friends and family who have addiction problems. Also, it provides good information and suggestions for teens that are experiencing problems with drugs or alcohol.

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Teens and binge drinking

Study after study has shown that parents have the most influence over their teen’s decision to drink. We've assembled the basic facts about alcohol and about drinking, drinking too much, and binge drinking.

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