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Talking to Your Teen about Drinking and Driving

Making an impression about the effects of drinking and driving on your teen can be a challenge. At this age, your teen may think that they know it all and are invincible to the dangers that are associated with it. However, it’s important to find a way to get through to them and speak to More »

Sobering Statistics Every Teen Should Know

When you are raising your child, there will come a time where they grow up into a teenager. As a teenager, your child will start to meet new friends, wear different styles of clothing, and may even start to rebel. Dealing with a teenager is definitely not easy if you are not prepared for the challenge. You will More »

7 Alcohol Facts Every Teen Should Know

As summer approaches, teenagers will be free to spend time with their friends and enjoy themselves. Sunsets are later, which provides them with more hours to take advantage of their freedom. Unfortunately, some teens don’t use as much common sense as they should. Drinking alcohol is a common pastime for some teenagers, and most of More »

After the Arrest: Helping Your High Schooler Recover from DUI

Driving under the influence is a major criminal offense for anyone who has to endure the consequences of this action. Unfortunately, young drivers are not always aware of the severity that this illegal activity receives from law enforcement officials. Even the circumstances surrounding an impaired driving conviction, involving minimal or no serious damage to others, More »

Little-Known Dangers of Underage Drinking

In high school, it’s a constant social battle to be popular and cool among your peers. And of course the struggle becomes even more difficult when you factor in the cliques and cliches that are associated with high school-aged kids worldwide. So it’s really no surprise that many teenagers these days think it’s “cool” to More »

Under 21 And DUI Arrest: What Happens Next?

Being arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) is a very serious offense. If convicted, the outcome will change your life. You will face financial penalties, possible incarceration, and loss of your driving privileges. These punishments are enhanced, however, for those convicted of a DUI who are under the legal drinking age of 21. Massachusetts More »

Post Game Overindulgence? 4 Steps to Avoid Getting Sidelined

Who doesn’t love a high school football game, particularly one where your team gets the big win? While obviously this feels like a cause for a major celebration, underage drinking can often bring that party to a screeching halt. From DUI’s to an arrest record, drinking while under 21 can often have huge ramifications for the rest More »

Kids Who Drink: 5 Warning Signs Your Kid May Have a Problem

While every parent is probably aware that their teenager might try alcohol or drugs and push boundaries as they grow, there comes a point where simple experimentation turns into something more serious. While it’s important to set boundaries for your child and let them know what is acceptable and unacceptable, being vigilant in identifying the More »