Research & Resources

Parenting to Prevent Childhood Alcohol Use

Parents can play an important role in helping their children develop healthy attitudes toward drinking while minimizing their risk of underage drinking. This factsheet describes how parenting styles and other actions by parents can influence their children’s decisions about whether and how to drink—decisions that can have lifelong consequences. (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; March 2021)
Link to full item