May 232011

Posted: 05/10/2011 by The Park Record Editorial

Parents who imbibe walk a difficult line when advising their children about the dangers of drinking alcohol, especially when those children become teenagers.

The issue can become particularly prickly when there is something special to celebrate like prom night. … These are happy occasions and, for some, that calls for a glass of champagne or some other alcoholic beverage.

Unfortunately, though, according to national statistics, teens are twice as likely to be involved in alcohol-related car crashes on prom night.  According to state law, minors may not consume alcohol and those who provide them with illegal beverages are equally culpable.  …read more

 Leave a Reply