underage alcohol use on agendas for PTA, local government, faith group
and service clubs.
letters to the editors of newspapers. Ask them to print articles about
the dangers of early alcohol use.
officials at local and state levels to inform them about the problem
and what can be done to solve it.
support for consistent enforcement of existing underage drinking laws
in your community.
your schools to adopt constructive alcohol policies and prevention programs.
to teachers, counselors, school administrators and school board members
to make sure that school prevention programs put equal emphasis on alcohol
and illicit drug use.
young people in your communitys existing prevention efforts.
recreational alternatives to drinking and provide alcohol-free events
for young people.
parents to learn about their responsibilities regarding alcohol access
and serving alcohol to kids in their homes.
to your children about the dangers of early alcohol use.
friends and neighbors to talk to their children.
your health care provider to discuss alcohol use with your children.