Talking to Your Teenager About Prom, Drinking

Juju Chang reported this morning about Pearl River, N.Y., High School's decision to hold its prom on a school night in order to curb under-age drinking.

While prom is a time of celebration, it can also be stressful for parents concerned about their children's safety. Here are some resources to help you and your teenager navigate your way through prom season.

New York Principal Holds Prom on School Night to Curb Underage Drinking
Preventing Teen Drinking on Prom Night


The Parents Prom Survival Guide has advice on how to handle everything from the dress to the after-party.

STOP Underage Drinking has resources for parents to help them discourage teenage drinking.

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism has tips on how to speak to your child about drinking.

Start Talking Before They Start Drinking offers tips on how to talk about alcohol as a family and how you can influence your teen's behavior.

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