Author Archives: Jan Withers

Commentary: Teen Alcohol Use — Parents Have More Influence Than They Think

Over half of all high school age drinkers get their alcohol from an adult, according to SAMHSA’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Although adults can be part of the underage drinking problem, they can also be part of the solution, explains Jan Withers, Mothers Against Drunk Driving's National President. …

MADD National President: Tools to Reduce Underage Drinking

As we prepare to send kids back to classrooms for another school year, it’s important to equip parents and caregivers with the tools for talking with kids about alcohol. …