Make responsible resolutions to last the entire year. Reflect, plan, know your limits when it comes to drinking, and model responsible behavior to your kids. Focus on your mental and physical well-being.
National Mentoring Month
Jan 9th: Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
Jan 22-28th: National Passenger Safety Week
Let responsibility be the winning play during the Big Game. As you celebrate, never serve anyone underage, plan for a safe ride home, and always provide food & water for your guests!
Black History Month
Feb 6-10th: National School Counseling Week
Feb 12th: Super Bowl
Feb 14th: Valentine’s Day
Feb 20th: Presidents Day
Feb 21st: Mardi Gras
Feb 22nd: World Thinking Day
When it comes to spring break, students have lots of choices. Make sure to talk to your kids about making smart and healthy decisions and saying NO to underage drinking.
Middle Level Education Month
National Nutrition Month
College Spring Break
Mar 8th: International Women’s Day
Mar 13-19th: Brain Awareness Week
Mar 17th: St. Patrick’s Day
Mar 20-26th: National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week
During Alcohol Responsibility Month, take action to be mindful and responsible. Responsibility starts with each of us. It starts with you, and we appreciate your dedication to learning about, participating in, and modeling responsible behaviors to live a balanced lifestyle.
Alcohol Responsibility Month
National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
Apr 1st: April Fool’s Day
Apr 3-9th: National Public Health Week
Apr 9th: Easter
Apr 6th: Alcohol Screening Day
Apr 7th: World Health Day
Apr 22th: Earth Day
Talk to your kids about expectations and values leading up to prom or graduation. Remind them that underage drinking is illegal, to never drive drunk, and to never get into a car with anyone drunk or impaired.
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Mental Health Month
National Drug Court Month
National Youth Traffic Safety Month
Military Appreciation Month
High School Proms
High School/College Graduations
May 1-5th: Teacher Appreciation Week
May 2nd: National Teachers Day
May 5th: Cinco de Mayo
May 8-14th: National Prevention Week
Summer is full of road trips and beach and pool outings. Summer responsibly by serving foods and nonalcoholic beverages alongside your alcoholic drinks during your backyard BBQs.
Men’s Health Month
National Safety Month
High School Graduation
Jun 18th: Father’s Day
Jun 19th: Juneteenth
Jun 29th: National Pride Day
It is easy to get swept up in the excitement of the summer but remember to reflect and think about how responsibility can be employed and modeled throughout all our summer activities. Stay hydrated, always provide food and nonalcoholic beverages at your gatherings, and plan for a safe ride home if your plans involve alcohol.
Jul 4th: Independence Day
We all make the ever-important checklists during back to school season so we don’t forget the many important things we have to get done. Make sure having a conversation about alcohol responsibility with your kids is on your checklist – it’s important.
Back to School
Mid Aug Back-to-School
As we say goodbye to summer and get back in the swing of school drops offs, sports, play dates, etc., use these moments to have conversations with your kids about the dangers of underage drinking and risky behaviors.
National Recovery Month
Back to School
Sept 4th: Labor Day
Sept 11th: Patriot Day
Sept 15th: Hispanic Heritage Month begins
Sept 17-23rd: Child Passenger Safety Week
Sept 27th: National Women’s Health and Fitness Day
Sept 30th: Family Health and Fitness Day
October is the perfect month to reflect on the goals that you made at the beginning of the year and ensure you have not strayed too far from your intentions. How is responsibility showing up in your life?
Communicate with Your Kids Month
National Substance Abuse Prevention Month
Health Literacy Month
National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month
Oct 1-7th: Mental Health Awareness Week
Oct 2nd: National Child Health Day
Oct 5th: World Teachers Day
Oct 15-21st: National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week
Oct 16-20th: National Health Education Week
Oct 23-31st: Red Ribbon Week
Oct 31st: Halloween
The day before Thanksgiving is one of the heaviest drinking days of the year. Make sure to have a conversation with your teens about the dangers of underage drinking and let them know that they can call you if they ever feel unsafe.
Native American Heritage Month
Nov 11th: Veterans Day
Nov 13th: World Kindness Day
Nov 22nd: Blackout Wednesday
Nov 23rd: Thanksgiving Day
Nov 29th: Giving Tuesday
Before you hit the holiday parties, make sure you plan ahead for a designated driver or another way home afterward and always remember to drink responsibly.
National Impaired Driving Prevention Month
Dec 7-15th: Hanukkah
Dec 24th: Christmas Eve
Dec 25th: Christmas Day
Dec 31st: New Year’s Eve