Lisa respond to questions from around the world about protecting family mental health under Covid-19.

Should Teens Be Allowed to Drink at Home?

Dr. Lisa and Reena get a letter from parents who are torn about allowing their underaged child to drink in their home. Dad wants the child to feel comfortable around alcohol, but Mom is not comfortable serving their teenager at home and wonders whether it’s even legal to do so. Lisa explains what really matters in preparing your child for encounters with alcohol when parents are not around. She explains the concepts of hot and cold cognition and how they shape teen’s choices. Reena asks, “What really works in making teens understand the consequences of drinking?”