Archive | April, 2012

Commentary: Teen Alcohol Use — Parents Have More Influence Than They Think

April 22, 2012

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By Jan Withers | April 20, 2012 | Leave a comment | Filed in Alcohol, Parenting, Young Adults & Youth Underage drinking is in part a youth problem, but it’s also an adult issue. Over half of all high school age drinkers get their alcohol from an adult, according to SAMHSA’s National Survey on Drug […]

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Teens Say Drinking and Driving Riskier Than Texting and Driving, Survey Finds

April 16, 2012

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By Join Together Staff | April 16, 2012 | Leave a comment | Filed in Alcohol, Parenting, Prevention & Youth A new survey finds U.S. teens think drinking and driving is riskier than texting and driving, despite research that indicates they can be equally dangerous. The State Farm survey included 652 teens ages 14 to […]

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Study Finds Widespread Use of Alcohol and Drugs Among U.S. Teenagers

April 3, 2012

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By Join Together Staff | April 3, 2012 | 1 Comment | Filed in Alcohol, Drugs & Youth A survey of more than 10,000 U.S. teenagers found that by late adolescence, 78 percent had consumed alcohol, and about 15 percent met the criteria for alcohol abuse. The survey also found 81 percent said they had […]

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