With Christmas aound the corner, and the Holiday Season in full swing, your college age children will be coming home for the holidays. With this, you may find that your child has changes somewhat, growing more mature, and less dependant on mom and dad. Along with this, you may find that during this time away, there has been experimenting or regular use of alcohol and other controlled substances. Unfortunately, despite the joy of the season, parents and family members will have to confron this situation.
 
A source for advice is the website for the Partnership for a Drug Free America. Dr. Galati quotes it regularly, and is a big believer in their message. Go to it now, and read up on alcohol and drug abuse, becoming familiar with the latest trends that your children have been exposed to.