Tips for Parents on How to Prevent Teens from Getting Alcohol

As we discussed in our last post, parents play a major role in their children’s choices about alcohol. According to three years of data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 34% of youth aged 12-14 who drank alcohol in the past month got the alcohol they drank for free from a person

Most Teens Get Their Alcohol From Home

Where would 709,000 American youth between ages 12 and 14 get alcohol? According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, almost all (93.4%) of them got it for free the last time they drank. What’s more, over 44.8% of 12 to 14 year olds who reported drinking in the past month say they

Alcohol Awareness Month: Underage Drinking

Each week during April, we featured a different theme in recognition of Alcohol Awareness Month. The final theme is Underage Drinking. Parents play a major role in their children’s choices about alcohol, tobacco or other drugs. In a recent national survey of parents and teens by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at

Alcohol Awareness Month: Alcohol & the Workplace

The following is a press release from the Maine Association of Substance Abuse Programs (MASAP). Each week during April, we will feature a different theme in recognition of Alcohol Awareness Month. The third theme is Alcohol & the Workplace. Augusta, ME – Alcohol Abuse Is Costly For Employers. Alcohol and other drug abuse is widespread

Alcohol Awareness Month: Women & Alcohol

The following is a press release from the Maine Association of Substance Abuse Programs (MASAP). Each week during April, we will feature a different theme in recognition of Alcohol Awareness Month. The second theme is Alcohol & Women. Augusta, ME – Educate a woman in your life by sharing some of these statistics and have

Alcohol Awareness Month: A Doctor’s Call To Action

The following is a press release from the Maine Association of Substance Abuse Programs (MASAP). Each week during April, we will feature a different theme in recognition of Alcohol Awareness Month. The first theme is Alcohol Screening. Augusta, ME – April is Alcohol Awareness Month and one important step in awareness is to screen for

Share Your Recovery Stories on The Second Road During Alcohol Awareness Month

Just got this message from our friend Alix at The Second Road, an online community where people can communicate, interact, learn, and live while facing addiction. Thought we would share the info: April is Alcohol Awareness month. The Second Road (TSR) will showcase a recovery story everyday during the month of April. They want to