Thursday, August 29, 2013

Under Age Drinking

WTNH News-8, August 28, 2013

"Pat Rehmer, Commissioner of the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services was in the studio to discuss a disturbing trend taking place right here in Connecticut. Underage drinking, particularly binge drinking, is a public health problem and often leads to alcohol dependence or abuse in persons who first use alcohol before the age of 21 or older. Therefore,a group of state and community agencies have gotten together to try to decrease underage drinking. While rates of underage drinking are starting to decrease they are still unacceptably high." Read More

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