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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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News accounts of dangerous teen drinking

Duke University-February, 2000
A male student became ill with aspiration pneumonia a few days after a heavy binge. He died a few days later. Learn more.

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