Thursday, July 11, 2013

A Summer of Drinking: Alcohol’s Effect on the Teen Mind

EmpowHER, July 4, 2013

"Holidays like the Fourth of July are usually characterized by drinking and socializing with friends and family. It’s nice to let loose and enjoy some fireworks after working hard the rest of the year. A new study from Caron Treatment Centers shows just how much Americans love to drink, for better or worse.
The Caron survey found that 83 percent of Americans think Independence Day is the summer holiday where people drink the most.
And while excessive drinking in adults is harmful enough, these toxic behaviors are also hurting adolescents during the summer. The survey showed that 61 percent believe summertime is the time of year where teens are prone to drink the most alcohol." Read More

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