Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Teen drinking culture exposed

Greenwich Time (Greenwich, CT) October 10, 2011

"Hours before high school students arrived clad in Saturday-night finery one day in September, strobe lights danced on the empty hardwood floors of the Arch Street Teen Center in cascades of red, blue and green as the room throbbed with the lyrics of 'Shots' by electro hip-hop group LMFAO: 'shots, shots, shots, shots, shots, shots, everybody.'
Even in the strict alcohol and drug-free environment of the Greenwich teen center, which promotes a philosophy of 'party sober,' a glamorized view of drinking seems inescapable for teens. Over the past year, Arch Street witnessed eight instances in which students arrived drunk at events for high school-age teens, according to director Kyle Silver." Read More

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