Talk Early & Often

Tips to Start the Conversation

Dad playing video games with his young son.

Have a plan in mind to spark some conversation.

Boy blows candle on birthday cake with his 2 friends.

1 in 3 Kids have tried alcohol by age 8

By age 12, the number of kids who have tried alcohol increases to 2 in 3.

Tip: The earlier you start talking to your child about alcohol, the better. Early engagement can help your child avoid future problems with alcohol.

Dear Parent

Consider your child’s perspective when drinking in front of them or serving alcohol when entertaining.