Friday, April 8, 2011

Survey Slated to Target Teen Alcohol Use

Hamden Patch (Hamden, CT) April 8, 2011 "An alarming nationwide study released this week shows teenagers believe downing five or more alcoholic drinks every day is no big deal. The study released Wednesday by The Partnership at shows that 45 percent of teens surveyed nationwide saw no great risk in consuming that much alcohol on a daily basis. And of the 2,544 teens nationwide who responded to anonymous questionnaires from March to June 2010, nearly 70 percent of them have tried alcohol. The average age most teens said they had their first drink was 14, with nearly a quarter of those teens saying they first consumed alcohol as young as age 12, the study showed." Read More

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