Tips for supporting your teenager
It’s normal to worry about your child drinking – the risks are well known. However, there are a number of things that you can try to help your teenager make good choices about alcohol use. If you'd like to understand more about alcohol in the teenage years, read our fact sheet on Alcohol and teenagers. Or you might find it helpful to chat to other parents in the forums, and hear about their experiences with teenage alcohol use.
Otherwise, see below for our tips on what you can do to help your teenager make good choices about alcohol use.
Know if your teenager has a problem with alcohol
Support your teenager to take a self-test for alcohol to help them find out if they have a problem.
Make healthy choices about alcohol
There’s a lot you can do to teach your teenager to have a healthy respect for alcohol.
How to set expectations with your teenager about alcohol
Parents can set expectations for teenagers make good choices about alcohol.