Good article about substance abuse and how to help one talk to their kids about alcohol. This article has a few good tips one may wish to use
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The article, How to talk to your kids about alcohol, according to substance abuse experts, by Nicole Specter states,
“April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and though it may be winding to a close, the problem of underage drinking carries on. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism notes that by the age of 15, over one-third of teens have had at least one alcoholic drink, a number that roughly doubles by age 18. Binge-drinking is also a big risk among this age group, a behavior that can lead to injury, memory and learning problems and chronic conditions like heart disease.
How can you tackle this tough but necessary topic of underage drinking with your kids? We talked to substance abuse and mental heath experts who are also parents to learn the best tactics and techniques.”
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