Prom night. Graduation! You want these milestones to be fun and memorable for your teen. But you also worry about their safety at after-event parties, and for good reason. The most dangerous time of year for teens is from prom night to graduation, especially when it comes to drinking and driving. So let's keep our teens safe by being informed and prepared.
While most teens will make healthy choices, some may think of prom and graduation night as a “rite of passage” that should include alcohol. One reason for this is that the alcohol industry spends over $5 billion on ads each year - ads which often imply that drinking alcohol will make you more attractive and popular, and is a key ingredient for fun parties. A USA Today survey found that teens say ads have a greater... read more