For Parents


Risky business: a laboratory-based investigation of the physiological effects of alcohol is a new, hands-on curriculum for high school students that teaches teens about the science behind alcohol and their bodies. Research shows that education programs are most effective when parents are actively involved.

Explore this website to learn more about the curriculum, about teens and alcohol, and to get tips on how to stay active in your teen's life.

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Boston University

Support for "Alcohol Education for Youth: A Laboratory-Based Experience" was provided by a grant from
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) grant #1R25AA017156.