19 Teens Arrested

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This recent 11Alive (ATL) news story puts the spotlight on 19 teens who were arrested at a house party. Two parents were also arrested. The video within the article outlines more information about this situation. The bottom line? Underage drinking is NOT OKAY. It can lead to arrest, yes, but it can also lead to death, alcohol poisoning, and alcohol dependence. Make wise choices! Rethink the drink!

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If you haven’t dropped by our Pinterest boards lately, you should really check out our collection of inspirational pins! We have boards dedicated to alcohol-free parties, sobriety, recovery from alcohol abuse, information about the effects of alcohol misuse, etc. Follow us and share these important pins!

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Resist Peer Pressure

One of the major factors in teen drinking is peer pressure. If you struggle with caving to that pressure, today’s resources are for you! If you are a parent who has a teen that struggles with peer pressure, use these resources to help encourage them to make their own decisions.

>> 5 Tips for Resisting Peer Pressure // Great Schools

>> 20 Ways to Avoid Peer Pressure // Your Life Counts

>> Peer Pressure // Teens for Life

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Plan for a Safe New Year’s Celebration!

Today, we’re sharing 5 tips for having a safe New Year’s Celebration!

>> 1. Serve alcohol-free drinks at your party!

>> 2. Never let someone who’s had alcohol drive home. Set up sober drivers beforehand.

>> 3. Never serve alcohol to minors. 

>> 4. Plan to stay indoors after dark to avoid the increased chance of accidents.

>> 5. Make sure you know the group your kids will be hanging out with (and their parents).

Accidents do happen, but you can minimize the propensity for them by rethinking the drink and thinking ahead! Have a safe and happy new Year’s!

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Great Alcohol-Free Holiday Drink Recipes!

Looking for a perfect hot cocoa or a tasty holiday punch for your holiday party? Look no further than our Pinterest Boards! We have pinned so many fun, tasty drink recipes and all are alcohol-free (or can be made easily alcohol-free). If you’re an adult, consider serving alcohol-free options at your party for those who’d like to avoid spirits. If you’re a minor, make something tasty and safe for your friends!

Got alcohol-free drink recipes you’d like to share with us? Post them in the comments section!

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Stay Safe This Holiday Season

Another article surfaced on Bing News today suggesting a drunk driver might have been involved in a motor vehicle accident that led to the injury of 7 people. This holiday season, if you are at parties where alcohol is served, rethink the drink and make wise choices! Be a sober driver for friends who drink. Encourage your friends to choose alcohol-free beverage options. The holidays should be a happy, festive, and safe time of year. We’re here to support you in your choice to abstain from alcohol as a minor and to drink responsibly as an adult.

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