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Children Who Have Frequent Family Dinners Less Likely to Use Marijuana, Tobacco, and Drink Alcohol
Date:9/15/2008

ore effective example of this than frequent family dinners," said Joseph A. Califano, Jr., CASA's chairman and president and former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare. "Years of surveying teens have consistently shown that the more often they have dinner with their parents, the less likely they are to smoke, drink and use drugs."

Proclamations and Family Day Chairs

President George W. Bush, the Governors of all 50 states and more than 800 cities and counties are expected to proclaim and support 'Family Day' in 2008 as they have in the past. First Lady Maria Shriver, Honorary Chair of 'Family Day' in California will host a 'Family Day' event on Thursday, September 25th to honor military families at the Miramar Base in San Diego. The First Lady is encouraging California's schools, museums and families to celebrate 'Family Day.'

First Lady Nancy Freudenthal, Honorary Chair of 'Family Day' in Wyoming will spearhead celebrations in Wyoming where they have created a Quest Through the West Family Night Game that includes suggested dinner talking points and cards to encourage families to share a meal.

New Tools to Help Celebrate

In August CASA launched a new public service awareness campaign created by Avrett Free Ginsberg, a marketing communications company that is part of The Interpublic Group. Designed to tug at the heart strings of parents, the radio and TV PSAs are centered on a child's growth chart that parents use to measure their children's height. It starts with whimsical statistics that speak to a child's innocence and progresses to more alarming statistics about a teen's risk of substance abuse. The spot ends with a voiceover from CASA board member Jamie Lee Curtis sharing the hopeful message that "Dinner Makes A Difference!"

This year CASA introduced a major call to action for parents -- the 'Family Day' STAR Pledge -- which encourages parents all across the nation to take back their seats at the dinner tab
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