The following resources were developed by the national Substance Abuse and Mental Health Association (SAMHSA) to help parents and caregivers start talking to their children about the dangers of alcohol.  Click on a topic to download pdf documents containing information on underage drinking and tips for parents and caregivers.

What you can do to prevent your child from drinking?

Why should you start talking to your child about alcohol?

Consequences of underage drinking

Answering your child's tough questions about alcohol

How to tell if your child is using alcohol

Why your child might start drinking

Sample text messages to help your child avoid drinking alcohol

For more information on talking to your kids about drinking alcohol, including an interactive tool for parents and caregivers, check out the following SAMHSA website: SAMHSA Talk They Hear You Website