Make a Difference is a publication available on the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism website (  Created for parents who are looking for the best way to talk to their teen about alcohol, the brochure covers various important topics, such as what your teen’s life is like, the benefits of having a strong parent-child bond, and action steps for parents who are looking to protect their children from the harmful effects of alcohol.  The publication concludes with additional resources available for parents interested in keeping the conversation with their teen going; you can make a difference in your child’s life.