WHO ARE YOU?
Deep down, you know who you are. But how well do you know your kids? Who their friends are, what they do for fun when you’re not around, or what questions they might have regarding alcohol and underage drinking? Having a conversation with your kids about the risks of underage drinking is extremely important, but knowing how to start and how to answer some of their questions can be tough, especially if you weren’t an angel. Click here for some tips to help you start the conversation.
HERE’S THE TOP 5 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE ELEPHANT IS IN THE ROOM CAMPAIGN.
1WHAT IS THE ELEPHANT IS IN THE ROOM CAMPAIGN?
The Elephant is in the Room is a marketing campaign designed by parents for parents to help them prevent underage drinking before it starts.
2WHERE CAN I FIND CAMPAIGN MATERIALS?
The Elephant is in the Room campaign materials are displayed in school, on social media, through email, text messages, and here on our website!
3WHY SHOULD I PAY ATTENTION TO THE CAMPAIGN?
Because you love your children and want to keep them safe. The Elephant is in the Room is like a good friend that’s full of great advice, helpful resources, and tips on how to keep your teen from drinking alcohol underage.
4IS THE CAMPAIGN IN SCHOOLS NATIONWIDE?
Nope. The Elephant is in the Room campaign is only offered in a couple schools in southern Illinois. The people responsible for creating the materials live here, work here, and know what it’s like to be a parent because well, we are parents.
5IS THIS NECESSARY? MY KID IS TOO YOUNG TO THINK ABOUT DRINKING.
Studies show that kids start experimenting with alcohol as early as age 12, so yes, the campaign materials and messages are an invaluable resource for parents who want to keep their kids safe and healthy.