The Underage Drinking Epidemic

Binge drinking, drinking four (for females) and five (for males) alcholic beverages withing a two hour span, has become a growing problem in today’s society. Statistics show that more and more teenagers are consuming extreme amounts of alcohol – comparable to that of an adult alcoholic. Not only is the amount of consumption alarming, but the preference of hard liquor over beer and lethal combinations of caffiene and alcohol is on the rise. The article below shares ways for parents to prevent their teens from indulging in binge drinking and suggests what a parent can do if  they suspect their teen might be binge drinking. This is a worthy read as most parents today are unaware of the trend and the  root cause of why teenagers take part in such a dangerous activity.

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