Positive Alternatives


Positive Alternatives is a podcast for parents and teens intended to inform, share real life stories, and initiate conversations in the family regarding underage drinking and drug use. The podcast is hosted by Doug Petit who has spoken to well over 100,000 parents and teens about the perils of poor choices when it comes to alcohol and drugs. If you are looking for someone who knows the challenges that alcohol and drugs impose on our teens, I'm that guy.


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Title: Putting It Out There

My Marijuana Adventure

January 3rd, 2020

Yesterday I entered one of Illinois newly designated recreational marijuana stores and made a purchase. Why would I do such a thing that runs counter… Go to Episode

Almost Smoked

January 1st, 2020

What seemed simple turned into exasperation; until I took a seat and looked at the problem from a different angle. Happy New Year my friends! www.positivealternatives.net Go to Episode

Three Jonathan Stories

December 27th, 2019

After all these years the memories remain close to the heart.   www.positivealternatives.net Go to Episode

It's Ok to Say Merry Christmas.

December 25th, 2019

Focus on REAL problems, not made up ones. We all will be better off for you sage choice. Go to Episode