Parents play a vital role in safe party practices for teenagers growing up from offering a safe space for teenagers to learn how to party safely but also how to offer the boundaries that they may not feel strong enough to make for themselves. Tenee Arthur, Jessica Curran and Nathalia Bennet represented the Mount St Benedict College Future Problem Solving team who are just about to head to Wisconsin in the USA for the International Conference.
There are some great tips offered by students who know first hand the support they need to be safe
Wise Decisions Part 1 interview - the foundations of the project
DARTA - alcohol and the developing brain
Australian Drug Foundation - Teenagers alcohol and drug use.
ADF - The Other Talk - online resource to help Australian families openly talk about alcohol and other drugs
Youth Safe - Parent Fact Sheet to help teenagers celebrate safely
My nite party registration website
Radio Show interview with Linda Hart from the local police on safe partying
Improving your communication skills with teenagers
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.