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What you say matters.


  • Youth who have adults involved in their lives are less likely to use alcohol and other drugs

  • Youth who hear “no use” messages at home are 42% less likely to use alcohol

  • 2/3 of teens who abstain from alcohol and other drugs cite parental disapproval of use as a main reason for abstaining

  • Most alcohol and drug use by youth is on weekends, at their home or a friend’s home


Parents Matter Coalition of Pierre/Fort Pierre
800 E. Dakota
Avera/St. Mary's Hospital
Pierre, SD 57501
(605)224-3189 or (605) 222-0638
Fax: (605) 224-8339
parentsmatter@pie.midco.net

Paid for in part by: SD Office of Highway Safety and Strategic Prevention Framework - State Incentive Grant

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