When you host a party, you are responsible for your guests. If someone leaves your party, under the influence of alcohol or drugs and they are in a driver-impaired car crash, you can be held liable and even prosecuted. Focus your party on activities, games, food and non-alcoholic beverages. If children or teens are around remember they learn by seeing how you behave and by the things you do.
If any of your guests are experiencing:
•Relationship, family, school or work problems?
•Illness or death of a loved one?
•Stress, loneliness, sadness or anger?
•A need to relax?
Instead serve all guests non-alcoholic beverages. Alcohol is a depressant and can make them feel more depressed after drinking.
Have a pool?
Most toddlers who have drowned in pools were not expected to have been in the pool area but somewhere else in the home, especially during parties. Follow safety tips for when your pool is in-use and not-in-use.
BBQ's are great for parties. Be aware most BBQ-related fires happen on wooden decks, patio's and when too close to tree's. More...