There are a multitude of potential dangers for teenagers. Between bullying, peer pressure, and cyberbullying they face many more dangers today than teenagers a generation or two ago. These dangers are a big concern for parents who are looking to keep teenagers healthy and safe. However, in addition to the previously mentioned dangers, one of the biggest problems is that of alcohol abuse in teenagers.
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcohol gathered some staggering statistics about alcohol use among teenagers. They have found:
These statistics are a big concern to parents and are something to watch teenagers to ensure that they do not have a drinking problem. There are many signs that parents and educators can keep an eye out to see if a teen has an alcohol problem. The signs include
To learn more about the problems of alcohol abuse and use in teenagers, and what the warning signs may be, we have included a number of helpful resources. We hope this helps families keep an eye out for clues that your teenager may need some help. Please feel free to share this information with others.
Underage drinking is a big problem that parents are facing today. Continued drinking can lead to a downward spiral that can have an effect on education and personal lives. We hope that this information is helpful.
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