We all have questions..
Here are some answers to the ones we get the most.
Q: Do most teens drink alcohol?
A: Over half (54%) of MA High School youth, (55%) of Danvers High School youth, report NOT drinking alcohol within the past 30 days.
Q: Does it make a difference to talk to your children about drug & alcohol use?
A: It is very important for parents to express disapproval of use! Research suggests that rates of youth substance abuse are lower when parents disapprove of substance use, compared to rates among youth whose parents do not disapprove of use. In Danvers, 87% od parents disapproved of teens regularly drinking.
Q: How can I get involved with DanversCARES?
A: Come to a monthly coalition meeting the 1st Monday of every month at 9AM at Danvers High School. Find out what projects we are working on, and how you can be a part of any number of projects or campaigns. Your commitment could range from as little as 5min to as much as 40 hours, it all depends on what you want to do.