Talk. They Hear You. Substance Use Prevention

"Talk. They Hear You." Application

Practice talking to your kids about the dangers of alcohol.

Prepare for one of the most important conversations you may ever have with your kids about underage drinking. SAMHSA’s “Talk. They Hear You.” app is available on desktop computers and on the go from the App StoreSM, Google Play™, the Windows® Store, and Windows® Phone Store.

Watch this quick video to see how the app works (Video: 1:01).

Screenshot of the Talk. They Hear You app explanatory video

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About the "Talk. They Hear You." App

The app features an interactive simulation that helps you learn the do's and don'ts of talking to kids about underage drinking. Using avatars, you will:

  • Practice bringing up the topic of alcohol
  • Learn the questions to ask
  • Get ideas for keeping the conversation going

This requires the free Unity Web Player plugin.

Learn more about goals for this important conversation and find other tips and information about helping to prevent underage drinking on the Parent Resources page.

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Last Updated: 11/06/2019