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Learn More About Underage Drinking 

Below are articles that we continuously add to to provide helpful information about underage drinking.


Why Parents Let Teens Drink: Part II

Although well intentioned, some of the reasons for allowing their kids to drink is based on misperceptions or myths...read more

Why Parents Let Teens Drink: Part 1

This study provides an in-depth look at when and why parents allow their teens to drink alcohol...read more

Talk to Kids About Alcohol When They Are Nine

The American Academy of Pediatrics advises pediatricians and parents should start talking to children about alcohol use at age nine...read more

A Glossary of Common Underage Drinking Terms

Some common terms about youth and alcohol consumption and a brief description of what they mean...read more

Underage Drinking: Parental Influence

Parents' approval and drinking behaviors are the biggest factors in children trying alcohol for the first time between the ages of 8 and 12...read more

Talk, They Hear You - Why Bother?

Recent news reports and government statistics provide some good reasons why it’s important to bother about underage drinking...read more

Talk, They Hear You - Including Paddington

Start talking to your children about alcohol before they start drinking—as early as 9 years old...read more

Talk, They Hear You

Research shows that parents are the #1 reason young people decide not to drink...read more

Some Good News and Some Advice

During the past five years, the Falmouth Prevention Partnership has worked with the Falmouth Public Schools to survey students in grades 6 through 12....read more

Answering Tough Questions About Alcohol

As your teens become curious about alcohol, they may turn to you for answers and advice...read more

What Should I Do If My Child's Friend is Drinking or Using Drugs?

Encourage healthy relationships...read more


Underage Drinking in Falmouth: Educating Our Kids

The social host law in Massachusetts is clear: whoever furnishes alcohol to a person under 21...read more

Interesting News About Underage Drinking

It’s important to remember that underage drinking is the most common substance abuse issue among local teens...read more

Facts About Underage Drinking for Teens

Please share this article with your tweens and teens...read more

10 Myths About Underage Drinking for Parents

It’s time to dispel some of the common myths and reemphasize the facts about teen drinking...read more

Falmouth High School: Prosocial 101

Teens who are involved in prosocial activities are less likely to use drugs or alcohol...read more

Tips for Teens: The Truth About Alcohol

If you are concerned that your teen is drinking, cut out this article and...read more

Alcohol: The Most Popular Choice

Your teen may employ some interesting logic to gain permission to drink...read more 

Teens and Alcohol Abuse

Although experimentation with alcohol is common among teens, it is not safe or legal...read more

On the Road in South Carolina

Underage drinking is significantly higher in Massachusetts...read more 

Binge Drinking

A growing and dangerous problem for teenage girls...read more

The Consequences of Underage Drinking

It's against the law for you to provide alcohol to anyone under age 21...read more


Home for the Holidays: Prime Time for Underage Drinking

As a parent, you have the power to help your teens avoid alcohol...read more

The College Experience: Binge Drinking

Many college alcohol problems are related to binge drinking. Research shows that...read more

The College Drinking Experience

Abusive and underage college drinking are significant public health problems that...read more

College Drinking: Advice to Send Back to Campus

Send your college student back to school with some useful...read 

College 101: Binge Drinking

Students age 18 to 25 years have the highest rates of binge drinking...read more

College 101: Underage Drinking

Getting drunk and losing control can lead to unwanted and unsafe sex...read more



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