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Phelps' arrest can open door to conversations with teens
Phelps' arrest can open door to conversations with teens

It was a decade ago that Michael Phelps visited several local high schools to warn students against underage drinking in the aftermath of his first drunken-driving charge. Now the most decorated Olympian ever faces drunken-driving charges again, is entering a treatment program and won't participate in the next world championship. His arrest can serve as an opening for parents to talk to their tweens and teens about the dangers of abusing alcohol. But experts say the message has to be ongoing. It should come before, not after, consequences. And it should come from parents, not just celebrities. Talk to, not at, them Parents' frank conversation about alcohol is what most...

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