The recommended daily intake of milk for a teenager is three to four 8-ounce servings a day, according to Dairy Goodness. The development and growth of bone are highest during the ...
About Teenage Drinking
According to a 2005 survey conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, around 28 percent of 12- to 20-year-old individuals reported drinking alcohol in the past month. Teenage drinking is dangerous for a number of reasons,...
Underage drinking is when anyone under the minimum legal drinking age of 21
drinks alcohol. Underage drinking is a risk that attracts many developing ...
Each year, approximately 5,000 young people under the age of 21 die as a result
of underage drinking; this includes about 1,900 deaths from motor vehicle ...
Just because there's alcohol around you, that doesn't mean you have to drink
it - it's pretty easy to say no and drink
some soda or something. Drink
too much now while your brain is still forming and when you get to your adult years, you'll have more trouble completin... More »
Alcohol abuse in teens is a growing problem. Learn about the dangers, risk
factors, and how to talk to your kids about responsible drinking.
It's easy to underestimate how early underage drinking starts — sometimes even
in the preteen years — as well as the amount of alcohol teens drink and the ...
Oct 31, 2014 ... Underage Drinking. Alcohol use by persons under age 21 years is a major public
health problem.<sup>1</sup> Alcohol is the most commonly used and ...
All text in this fact sheet is excerpted directly from The Surgeon General's Call to
Action To Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking, a 2007 report from the Office
Teens drink less often than adults, but drink more per occasion. This can impair
their judgment and put them and others at risk of physical harm and dangerous ...