Alcohol Education

Become Part of the Solution

The information here will help you understand the issues regarding the potential impacts of alcohol use, what's being done about it, and encourage you to become part of the solution.



  • From NPR:  “Moderate Drinker or Alcoholic? Many Americans Fall In Between”
    -Posted December 2015
    This recent NPR story may surprise some readers with its description of another type of drinker, those who may have a couple of drinks during the week and then typically drink larger amounts on weekends. While those who fall into this category may never reach the level of becoming alcohol dependent, there are some health concerns to be considered.
    To read or listen to the story, click here.
  • Help Your Teen Have a Prom and Graduation to Remember
    -Posted May 2014
    Many teens are making plans for senior prom and graduation. While these are fun and safe events for most, it is also a high-risk time for underage drinking and other drug use. Parents and other adults can help keep teens safe by being informed and prepared. Read more
  • Tis the Season For...Party Tips
    - Posted December 2013
    This is the time of year we often get together with family and friends to celebrate. Whether it is a Seahawks watch party, a holiday get-together, or a Bow Game marathon, we enjoy sharing these times with others. Because many of these parties often involve alcoholic beverages, please take some time to read through these simple tips to keep everyone safe.  Read more.
  • The Dangerous New Way to Get Drunk
    - Posted June 2013
    Even if you’ve never heard of it, there is a good chance your teen has seen YouTube videos about how to vaporize alcohol to get drunk quickly. But this new trend can be deadly. Read more.
  • MADD Analysis Confirms:  “Taking Away the Keys Doesn’t Take Away the Risks”
    - Posted April 2013
    How many times have we heard from well-meaning parents and other adults, “We’ll let them party here, we’ll just take away the car keys so they can’t drive”? And yet allowing our underage youth to party in our homes gives them the message that it is okay to drink, just don’t drink and drive. Read more


 More Articles
 Let’s Stop Teen Drinking Tragedies
 Getting Your Child Ready for School
 Tips for a Safe Spring Break
 New Parent Helpline
 Social Hosting' is Personal for LCB Employee and MADD Volunteer  
 The Underage Drinking Epidemic (Parade Magazine)
 Teen Girls More Vulnerable to Alcohol and Drug Use
 The Mix With Dangerous Risks: Energy Drinks and Alcohol 
 Parents – The No. 1 Influence


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