Start the Talk: A Parent Learning Tool
Practice talking to your kids about the dangers of alcohol.
About Start the Talk
Start the Talk is an interactive tool to help you learn the do’s and don’ts of talking to your kids about underage drinking. Using avatars, you’ll practice bringing up the topic of alcohol with a teen; learn what questions to ask; and get ideas for keeping the conversation going long after the initial talk has ended.
Meet the characters
"Talk. They Hear You." aims to reduce underage drinking among youth ages 9 to 15
by providing parents and caregivers with information and resources they need to
start addressing the issue of alcohol with their children early. The Campaign focuses
- Increasing parents’ awareness of the prevalence and risk of underage drinking;
- Equipping parents with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to prevent underage
- Increasing parents’ actions to prevent underage drinking.
"Talk. They Hear You." launched on May 13, 2013 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.
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