Thursday, December 18, 2008

Tip of the Month: Holiday Hints

Are you hosting a party this holiday season?

Here are a couple of ways you can help keep your kids safe and healthy throughout your celebrations:
  • Keep track of your alcohol; know how much you have
  • Offer plenty of appealing non-alcoholic options
  • Be aware of telling drinking stories around youthlaughing about drinking can make alcohol seem necessary to have fun
  • Remember: You're a role model for youthyour messages matter!
Youth activity! Ask youth to think about the ways the alcohol industry uses holiday-themed marketing to send unhealthy messages linking alcohol and good times.

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