How can I protect my children from binge drinking?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Discussing the dangers of binge drinking, and alcohol in general, can help protect your child. Children are not as likely to drink alcohol if they have talked about the subject as part of a strong relationship with their parents. Providing a good role model is another way to help protect your child from binge drinking.

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