5 Tips for Encouraging a Healthy Homecoming

As Homecoming approaches, here are 5 tips to consider when encouraging a safe and healthy celebration!

  1. Clearly communicate your rules, expectations and hopes for having a fun and healthy Homecoming.

  2. Trust your instincts! If something doesn't feel right or sound right, it probably isn't.

  3. Talk to your teen about his/her plans for after the game, dance, etc. Consider personally connecting with the parents hosting the gathering.

  4. Did you know you are legally responsible and liable for the actions of teens in your residence? For more information about the Social Host Ordinance, go to www.partnersinpreventionmn.org/parents

  5. Be present. Get to know your child's friends. Knowledge is power.