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Protecting Your Teen from the National Alcohol Crisis

September 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Alcohol abuse and excessive consumption has been declared a national health problem by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). The issue has been identified because excessive alcohol consumption costs 88,000 lives in the U.S each year. Worryingly, high-school students make up 20 percent of people who report binge-drinking. What does this mean for the ways which you talk to your kids about alcohol? On a policy level, it means a need for better data and a shift in how local governments respond — but what about on an individual level? Taking what we know about alcohol consumption, what can parents do make sure their kids don’t get caught up?

There are a few practical solutions you can try at home to […]

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