What can teens do to stay safe at parties?

Michele Borba
Before going to any party, always tell a friend the address of where you are going. Know who is giving that party. Is it someone you trust? Go with a friend so you can look out for one another. If there is drinking involved, take a pledge that one of you will remain the sober designated driver or just sober. If others crash the party, it may be wise to leave.

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