Friday, June 27, 2014

Alcohol And Teens Don't Mix

Reminder News, June 25, 2014

"Society today tends to view drinking alcohol as a rite of passage. Movies, music, and advertising portray drinking as a desirable, adult activity. Reaching age 21 and "being legal" are matters for special celebration. 

But especially at this time of year, when teenagers are marking other rites of passage, like proms and graduation from high school, underage drinking is widespread. Teens manage to sneak alcohol into their own celebrations, and sometimes parents are even complicit in providing alcohol to underage drinkers at house parties." Read more

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