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KLASAC to participate in underage drinking prevention campaign


On Sept. 28, the Klickitat and Lyle Against Substance Abuse Coalition (KLASAC) joined forces with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to launch “Talk. They Hear You.” “Talk. They Hear You.” is a national campaign that empowers parents to talk to their children early—as early as 9 years old—about the many risks associated with underage drinking.

The good news is most of our youth, 88 percent according to the 2014 Healthy Youth Survey, are choosing NOT to drink says Rita Pinchot, Coordinator for KLASAC and Youth Advisor for our local Teens Against Drugs and Alcohol Abuse group (TADAA!). However, we do know that many children who choose to d...

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