'Tis The Season: Impaired Driving Prevention Month



Don't let holiday cheer turn into tears. Drive sober the whole year round.

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. Connect to these recources from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to help protect your kids:

» Drug-Impaired Driving Fact Card
Review the danger, frequency, and more of drug-impaired driving with this fact card.

» Impaired Driving: Talk With Your Kids
Impaired driving results in three out of five people being involved in crashes during their lifetime. An underage drinking driver is involved in around one out of every four teen car crashes. Read some general guidelines on how to talk with your kids and keep them safe here.

» The Gift of Sober Driving
Learn fast facts, resources, and how to talk with your kids about impaired driving.

» Screen4Success
Check out the "Talk. They Hear You" campaign's new mobile app tool to help parents and caregivers better understand their kids' health, wellness, and wellbeing.

» Five Conversation Goals
Showing you disapprove of underage drinking while also showing you're a good source of information about this habit is important. Learn about these conversation goals and more here.

» Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
Did you know that in 2020, 50% of individuals aged 12 or older drank alcohol in the past month? How about that over 44% of those current alcohol users were classified as binge drinkers? Learn more facts at SAMHSA's information hub on alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.

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