Advice for parents and caregivers
HPA's advice for parents and caregivers is:
Not drinking alcohol is the safest option for children and young people under 18 years.
Find practical information for parents and caregivers out about:
- delaying introducing alcohol and being a good role model
- factors that influence young people's drinking
- what the laws says about supplying to young people
- what to do when things go wrong.
HPA has produced a booklet resource Alcohol & your kids with accompanying online videos. This booklet is for parents and caregivers. It includes most of the information found on this webpage.
Download Alcohol & your kids booklet (PDF, 4.15MB)