July, 2010


With summer festivals upon us, there are opportunities for teens to consider taking unwise risks, including drinking alcohol.  In an informal survey of 148 area high schoolers (spring, 2010), 66% of the students who attended the GrassRoots festival used alcohol there. 


In July, a Sticker Shock campaign will remind the community: It’s Not Your Call-It’s the Law! It is illegal to buy or provide alcohol for anyone under 21.


Here are a few suggestions for helping your teen have a fun, safe summer experience:


When you attend events with your teen:


When you’re not with your teen at summer events:


For more suggestions visit: http://healthyyouth.org/


Thank you for all you do!


The Community Coalition for Healthy Youth


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