Pizza with a Side of Prevention

Iroquois County pizzerias have teamed up with the TIP the Scale campaign to encourage families to talk about the risks of underage substance use. Please support these businesses and enjoy a delicious meal with your family while having this important conversation. Together we can TIP the Scale and give our kids a brighter, healthier future!…

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What’s the Big Deal About 21? (A Timeline)

Written by Mariah J. Garratt || Photo by @rawpixel on Unsplash Today’s teens have only ever known the age 21 threshold for the purchase of alcohol. However, many parents may still remember pre-Reagan presidency, when legal drinking ages were given far more flexibility. In fact, before the National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 1984 was…

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Empowering a Confident, Alcohol-Free Teen

Written by Mariah J. Garratt || Photo by Andrea Tummons on Unsplash   As a parent, seeing your child succeed in life is likely to be a high priority on your list. Unfortunately, encouraging the avoidance of underage drinking while promoting healthy habits and relationships isn’t always an easy task.   Teenagers were proven to…

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