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Children Young People and Alcohol – Know Your Limits

Know Your Limits have a page which focuses on talking to children and young people’s about alcohol.  They say:

If your child is curious about alcohol, talk to them about it openly and honestly – even younger children know about drinking and can talk about it. Try to explain both the positive and negative aspects of drinking. You’ve probably learned from your mistakes, so give them the benefit of your experience.

Try not to go overboard if your child comes home drunk. Getting angry may cause them to hide their drinking habits from you in future, leaving you powerless to influence their behaviour.

Read on.

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