Parents Who Host, Lose the Most: Don’t Be a Party to Teenage Drinking educates parents about the health and safety risks of providing alcohol to teenagers and increases awareness of and compliance with underage drinking laws.
According to a 2013 report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 8.7 million youth aged 12 to 20 had recently drunk alcohol, and 5.4 million of them were binge drinkers. That’s unhealthy and unsafe. Parents Who Host Lose the Most: Don’t Be a Party to Teenage Drinking is a public awareness program that has been implemented in all 50 states, Canada, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Japan. It addresses one of the leading factors behind underage and binge drinking. Here at Saving Lives, we spread this message through various mediums, like the sign (top) placed at the Rio Mesa High School football stadium which got an estimated 35,300 views.