On December 10, parents and guardians are invited to join the Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Alexandria for “Healthy Youth, Healthy Families: Promoting Alcohol-Free Holidays,” a town hall discussion about preventing underage drinking. This event will be held from 7 – 8:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of Charles Houston Recreation Center at 901 Wythe Street. Dinner, childcare and interpretation will be provided.

This town hall will cover:

  • Local data bout underage drinking
  • Information about Virginia’s social host law
  • Tools to talk to children about underage drinking (with time to practice)
  • Developmental assets and how to build them in young people

No registration is required to attend this event.

For more information about preventing youth substance use and abuse, visit preventitalexandria.org. For questions, contact Emma Beall at emma.beall@alexandriava.gov or call 703.746.3670.