Underage & Teen Drinking

Here's what you need to know about underage and teen drinking, including how to talk about difficult situations, dealing with the wrong kind of friends, and more. Plus: Risks, treatment, and resources.

Anheuser-Busch Wants You to Talk to Your Teen About Underage Drinking

A parenting expert offers tips for tough conversations about underage drinking with your teen, especially during prom season.
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Here's Why Your 18-Year-Old May Soon Be Able to Drink in Illinois

A proposed bill in Illinois would let 18- to 20-year-olds drink beer and wine in restaurants with their parents' permission.
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Study: Kids Who Lose a Parent to Death or Divorce Are More Likely to Smoke and Drink

Could losing a parent lead to bad behavior in teens? A new study found that kids with an absent parent are more likely to smoke and drink. Here's how to minimize the risk.
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When Should You Talk to Your Kids About Alcohol?

A new clinical report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) urges parents to talk to their kids about the dangers of drinking.
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More Underage & Teen Drinking

Kids And Booze

Even before their teen years, children get tempted to try alcohol. Now's the time to encourage your child to resist.
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