Putting a plan for avoiding alcohol and substance use in writing will
help your teen make good decisions in the future. Using the example below, have
your teen help you write the contract. Teens feel more responsible for their
actions when they are part of the rule-making process. The symbolism of signing
a contract gives both parties a heightened sense of commitment to the process.
In risky situations, we agree to the following:
We agree to the following:
July 20, 2012
Patrice Burgess, MD - Family Medicine & Peter Monti, PhD - Alcohol and Addiction
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