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This website provides information for parents and community members about the risks of underage drinking and proven ways we can help more teens.
You've talked with your teens about the health, safety and legal consequences of underage drinking, but what about marijuana? Before you talk with your teens, do you know the facts about the effects on teen health? Do you know how to talk with your teen, what to do and how to help if your teen is already using marijuana? Are you clear on what the new laws are for Washington?
Two new publications, A Parent's Guide to Preventing Marijuana Use, and Marijuana: Know the Facts, are available at...
Forty-three Washington community groups and organizations participated in Let's Draw The Line Between Youth and Alcohol 2013.
Many communities developed positive social norms campaigns as one of their Let's Draw The Line activities. Examples of social norms materials developed by communities are featured in the rotating display on this page.
Participation in past Let's Draw The Line Between Youth and Alcohol campaigns has been a powerful community involvement opportunity.
SAMHSA recently launched Start the Talk, an interactive, online simulation tool that helps parents and caregivers of children ages 9 to 15 practice tough conversations about alcohol.
Start the Talk is the newest component of "Talk. They Hear You.", SAMHSA's national underage drinking prevention campaign, which launched last May. The Campaign equips...