Underage Drinking by the Numbers

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  • Teenage Drinking: A Public Health Issue
  • An Overview
  • The Difference Between a Drink and Binge Drinking
  • The Dangers of Binge Drinking
  • At What Age Do Most Teens Start Experimenting With Alcohol?
  • Why Are Teens Drinking?
  • Drinking Before The Age Limit Could Lead To…
  • Alcohol and the Adolescent Brain
  • How Are Teens Getting Access to Alcohol?
  • Once They Drink, How Many Teens Are Getting Behind the Wheel?
  • The Annual Death Toll as a Result of Underage Drinking
  • The Consequences Outweigh Underage Drinking
  • What Can Parents Do to Help Stop Underage Drinking?
  • Underage Drink Diversion Programs

Teenage Drinking: A Public Health Issue

December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month and underage drinking continues to be dangerous public health problem plaguing our nation. One in 10 teens in high school drinks and drives. A privileged Texas teen Ethan Couch was recently given 10 years of probation for killing four people and injuring another while he was drunk driving. Take a look at teenage drinking and driving facts.  Dominique Zonyéé

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