What do you think is the substance abused most often by teens? Pot? Meth? . . . Try alcohol.
Did you know that 40 percent to 60 percent of teen auto deaths during prom and graduation are alcohol related? Or that 47 percent of high school seniors reported drinking in the last 30 days?
Now that you do, you need to do your part. Make sure your teens have safe, alcohol-free prom and graduation parties.
This message is from the New Parents Network and the Pima County Community Prevention Coalition. Visit befreepima.com to learn how to prevent underage drinking.
For more parenting information, go to the Tucson nonprofit New Parents Network’s Web site, www.npn.org.