Sending your teen off to college can be an exciting yet nerve-racking experience. For most teens, it’s the first time they’re away from home and living outside the safety of the family home. Parents have every reason to be a bit nervous about sending their child out into the world.
Alcohol use is common on college campuses, and students from Irvine, Calif. to the East Coast experience peer pressure to drink on a regular basis. Keeping your child clean and out of one of the many rehab centers that treat thousands of college students struggling with addiction can be achieved by simply talking to them about the dangers of alcohol abuse.
Here are a few tips on how to talk to your teen about avoiding alcohol abuse in college: