Following a presentation by Dr. Suniya Luthar last October on substance use and other risky behaviors, it was clear parents had concerns about adolescent use of alcohol and other drugs and their uncertainty about how to address these issues at home.
“A lot of parents struggle to know what is ‘OK’ for their teens and what is not,” Genevieve Eason, vice chairman of Wilton Youth Council said in a press release. “Do kids need to learn how to drink before they go to college? Is partying in high school a normal rite of passage? Parents get a lot of conflicting advice.”