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Parents Can Help Their Children Avoid Alcohol Pitfalls During Transition from High School to College

(4/22/2013)

Parents Can Help Their Children Avoid Alcohol Pitfalls During Transition from High School to College
Science Daily
April 16, 2013

Prior research has shown that the transition from high school to college is a particularly vulnerable time, associated with increased alcohol use and risk of negative alcohol-related consequences. While studies have examined the effectiveness of prevention programs to address this problem, few have examined which students may benefit the most. A study of student characteristics has found that parent-based interventions (PBIs) can be effective even among those students feeling high peer pressure to drink alcohol.

View the full article here: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/04/130416161825.htm


 


Keywords: parents, children, help, avoid, alcohol, transition, school



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