Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Alcohol and Your Teen

by Jacqueline Longo, June 28, 2016

Program Coordinator, Youth Leadership
The Governor's Prevention Partnership

Alcohol is the number one substance abused by Connecticut youth with over 30% of high school students in 2015 reporting to having a drink in the last 30 days.  With July 4th barbecues approaching, it is important to talk to your youth about the negative consequences of alcohol. Learn the truths about underage drinking and the physical, mental, and social consequences in the following infographic. Remember: Not everyone is doing it!

View additional resources for parents to speak with youth about the dangers of substance abuse.

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