Don't wait for an alcohol-related incident to happen.
Limit the amount of idle time your child has by helping them to stay active, healthy and fulfilled.
Discussing this openly helps encourage mutual trust and respect.
Remember, you are the most influential person in your child's life.
Get to know changing patterns in behaviour - who are their friends, what are their interests?
Here are some handy tools to help you build an open, ongoing conversation about alcohol with your child.