Dear TYL Parents,
Did you know that YOU are the greatest influence in your child's life when they are faced with the decision of whether or not to drink alcohol? Underage drinking can negatively impact your child's brain development, school and athletic performance, and relationships with friends and families, but there are steps you can take to keep your kids safe.
Don't wait - talking early and often is the key to keeping your kids safe. Arm yourself with the facts about the risks and why they should make the healthy choice. Help your child develop an exit strategy if they are pressured to drink. Secure all alcohol in your home so it isn't available to teens. Talk to other parents about your rules and expectations. Ensure that you and your child know how to anonymously text the Trumbull Police Dept.'s TipsLine at 274637(CRIMES) to report underage drinking in town. Parents have the power to keep Trumbull's kids safe and alcohol-free.
The Trumbull Partnership Against Underage Drinking (TPAUD) is proud to work with TYL to keep Trumbull's kids healthy, safe, and alcohol-free. For more information, please visit our website at www.trumbullps.org/tpaud.htm