Posts filed under: Underage Drinking

Power of Parents: Being All-Star Parents for Your MVP’s Spring is in the air and sports in full swing.  Whether your child plays sports or not, we know that every parent wants their kid to hit one out of the...
  By: Brian D. Marquis NIDA Public Liason Officer National Institute on Drug Abuse One way is for school staff, parents, and students to work together on awareness events that will provide teens with the facts about drug misuse. National...
Statement: MADD supports the 21 minimum legal drinking age and opposes any attempts to change it. Countless studies have shown we would lose more people — many more each year on our roads as a result of lowering the drinking...
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Daily, stories stream through our social feeds, make the local news and take front page in newspapers. Underage drinking claims 4,300 teen lives every year, more than all other drugs combined. Beyond loss of life there are numerous other negative...
On Saturday, September 16th, more than 150 youth and parents came together at Orange Coast College for MADD Southern California’s first Annual Teen Influencer Summit. What is the Teen Influencer Summit? With the support of Hyundai, students across five counties joined...
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My son, Dustin had a lot going for him. Like a lot of young people today, his future was just as bright; just as hopeful as any other high school student his age. But all that promise disappeared in a...
On Friday, March 17, 2017, a DWI Checkpoint was conducted in cooperation with the Greene County Sheriff’s Department and the Springfield Police Department on MO 13 (Kansas Expressway) at Broadmoor Street in Springfield, Greene County, Missouri.  Missouri Department of Transportation...
Today, MADD hosted its PowerTalk 21® press conference in Washington, DC with the National Alcohol and Beverage Control Association and Nationwide to release new parent survey data, which shows that parents are concerned about teen drinking during special occasions such as prom....