Category Archives: Social host

ATODblog:2010 in review

Wish I had more time to devote to this blog… Anybody else who thinks the same way I do about alcohol, tobacco and other drugs want to submit a post? Anyway, here’s the figures on readership for last year, courtesy … Continue reading

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Underage drinking: Telling kids about the dangers of blah blah blah doesn’t work

When you’re trying to change kids’ behavior, the least effective method is to tell them to change their behavior. Pretty much every parent knows this. But for some reason, when people think about prevention of underage drinking – or any … Continue reading

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Changing the way we think about underage drinking parties

    Not too long ago, a lot of parents thought that allowing your kids and their friends to drink at your home was a good thing, because it prevented them from drinking elsewhere and from drinking and driving. The … Continue reading

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