“Parents Who Host Lose the Most” Coming to Woodland High School Library

 On April 6, “Parents Who Host Lose the Most” will engage parents, caregivers, and community members in a candid discussion about the health and safety risks, as well as legal consequences, of serving alcohol to teens.  This community event will be held in the Woodland High School library from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. There is no charge to attend, and light refreshments will be served. 

“Parents Who Host” is a nationwide public awareness initiative to help parents, caregivers, and community members understand that underage drinking is hazardous to the health and safety of our children, and that adults play a major role in helping youth in their communities to make healthy choices. The evening’s discussion will focus on the very real health and safety risks, as well as potential legal consequences, of serving alcohol at teen parties or events. Parents, caregivers, and communities as a whole will be encouraged to send a unified message that teen alcohol consumption is unhealthy, unsafe, and unacceptable. Attendees will learn about resources available in their communities, the many ways that individuals, organizations, and communities can be involved, and how they can implement the “Parents Who Host” program and other prevention initiatives in their communities.

 “Parents Who Host Lose the Most” will be presented by Healthy Acadia, a community health organization serving Washington and Hancock counties. The event is sponsored by the Woodland Recreation Department and Woodland High School, and is the final of three sessions of Healthy Acadia’s “Dimensions of Prevention” substance misuse prevention discussion series to be offered at the Woodland High School library this spring.

 

 For more information about “Parents Who Host Lose the Most” or the “Dimensions of Prevention” series, or to host one or more sessions in your community, contact Jenny Robish at (207) 255-3741 or jenny@healthyacadia.org.