Parent Resources

Talking With Your College-Bound Young Adult About Alcohol

Date: 2015
Type of resource: General Resource

Created by SAMHSA, this printable document provides information for parents about transitioning to college and how to start a conversation about alcohol. Current data and additional resources are also provided.

Don’t Preach What You Practice? Abstinence vs. Harm Reduction Parental Messages and Drinking Among College-Bound Students

Date: July 2015
Type of resource: Journal Article

Results from a recent study compares drinking behavior among incoming freshman who primarily received abstinence or harm reduction messages from their parents.

Seminar for Parents: Alcohol Use on Campus

Date: 2015
Type of resource: Training

This online course, created by the University of Minnesota, provides lessons and resources for parents to assist them and their students with the transition to college.