Sunday, October 24, 2010

Marchman Act Local News - Parents Teens and Alcohol: parents and underage drinkers face jail and fines

There are a number of agencies, organizations and websites that offer information for parents and teenagers dealing with a variety of concerns about alcohol and/or substance abuse.

Palm Beach County Substance Abuse Coalition: pbcteensanddrugs.com or call: 561-844-5952

United Way of Broward, Commission on Substance Abuse: unitedwaybroward.org or call: 954-462–4850

South Florida Informed Families: informedfamilies.org - Stay on top of the news: Get breaking new alerts sent directly to your phone

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: cdc.gov/alcohol/fact-sheets/underage-drinking.htm

Parents and underage drinking: family.samhsa.gov/set/prosecuting.aspx

Alcoholics Anonymous: aa.org

Al-A-Teen: al-anon.alateen.org

Mothers Against Drunk Driving: madd.org

Florida Dept. of Children and Families' "Cost of Underage Drinking in Florida" study: http://www.dcf.state.fl.us/programs/samh/publications/CostOfUnderageDrinkingInFlorida_060809_FINAL.pdf

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