By: Sarah Holmboe, M.A., YSB Parent Education Coordinator and Michael Huntley, M.A., LP,
YSB Youth and Family Therapist
In YSB Chemical Awareness Programs, we discuss a variety of perspectives from youth, and parents- including underage consumption. These are important conversations, as many decisions are being made based on myths, vs facts.
MYTH: I can’t get in trouble if my child hosts a party and serves alcohol without my permission or knowledge.
FACT: Minnesota counties have “Social Host
Ordinances,” in which individuals can be held criminally
responsible for hosting or allowing an event where persons under age 21 possess or consume
alcohol, regardless of who supplied the alcohol.
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