Marin Voice: Riotous Teen Behavior a Reminder of Communication Tools Parents Need
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Marin Voice: Riotous Teen Behavior a Reminder of Communication Tools Parents Need

When more than 100 youths, many believed to have been fueled by alcohol, took to the streets of Mill Valley after a party was ended by police earlier this month, they did not hesitate to disturb local businesses, throw cans and bottles at officers and jump on a police car. The riotous behavior of these…

OUR STORES, OUR FUTURE
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OUR STORES, OUR FUTURE

Ending Unsafe Alcohol Retail Practices Can Stop Underage Drinking Before It Starts Underage consumption of alcohol is both a strong predictor of problematic alcohol use later in life and the major influence on the leading causes of preventable death among adolescents: motor vehicle collisions, suicide, and homicide. Among high school students in California’s Marin County,…

Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar

The Raising the Bar Campaign aims to elevate kids’ experience in youth-oriented programs by changing the social norms around the consumption of alcohol and other substances. Parents, program directors, and community members work together to promote healthy choices and keep youth events substance-free.

Let’s Talk Booklet

Let’s Talk Booklet

Check out the Let’s Talk Booklet – a comprehensive toolkit for navigating teen substance use in Marin County. It addresses the risks, hyperlocal conditions, and protective factors of underage substance use – tailored toward parents of incoming sixth-graders and ninth-graders. This resource includes information on how the teenage brain works, why substance use is a…

Social Host Ordinance

Social Host Ordinance

All cities in Marin, as well as Marin County itself, have adopted some form of “Social Host” Ordinance. Social Host Ordinances generally provide for a violation when there are “two or more minors at a place, residence or other private property”, and “alcoholic beverages, marijuana or other controlled substances are possessed or consumed by one…

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