Monday, November 21, 2011

The Dangers of Underage Drinking

Trumbull Patch (Trumbull, CT) November 19, 2011

"Trumbull High School Freshmen Learn the Dangers of Drinking: A knife plunged into a man's throat. A swollen abdomen. Drunk people passed out on couches and on the toilet.
Anything can happen when under-21s drink, from assaults to liver damage and unconsciousness. Sometimes they may not 'sleep it off.'
THS Freshmen heard that and more at Thursday's mandatory parent/student meeting about underage drinking. They heard a recovered alcoholic and a mother whose son was killed in 2004 when he rode with a drunk driver. Not to mention the attorney who explained that adults are liable for youths younger than 21 who drink. Youths will lose their driver's licenses or will have to wait if they want to get one if caught drinking." Read More

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