What is your Party Plan? Join Dusana and Tenee two members of the Future Problem Solving Team as they share with us their project called Wise Decisions all about safe party planning. Role modelling of alcohol use and parties by adults and parents also came up as a hot topic. well worth a listen! To see the top tips for having and going to parties below as well as links to useful websites.
Know the law
In most states it’s illegal, even on private property, to give alcohol to anyone under 18 without the young person’s parents agreeing first.
Drink spiking is illegal with consequences including fines and possible time in prison. Drink spiking is when a person deliberately adds alcohol or another drug to someone else's drink without them knowing about it. This includes making a drink stronger than the person was expecting.
Top Tips having a party
Top tips for going to a party
Register your party with NSW Police
Radio Show interview with Linda Hart from the local police on safe partying
Better Health - partying safety tips for teenagers
Kids Helpline - party safely and have fun
ADF - all ages safe partying tips
The Other Talk - great booklet!
Why Be You - Parent and school programs on safe partying
Parents at Reach Out - advice and forums on parenting teens and partying
Lucy Dahill is the presenter of Stay in the Loop with Lucy, she has a passion for offering people the platform to share their voice. Young, old or somewhere in between we all have wisdom to share if we trust our hearts over our heads.