As the number of adolescents consuming alcohol underage continues to increase, raising awareness about the dangers is urgent. It is reported that around 3 million teens between the ages of 14 and 17 are regular drinkers with a confirmed alcohol problem. Moreover, 24% of 8th graders say they have used alcohol in the last 30 days. Possible one of the more shocking statistics is that more than 100,000 12-13 year olds binge drink every month!
This April, take the time to talk to your kids about the risks and consequences of underage drinking. Experts report that the #1 deterrent to underage drinking is having parents who talk to their teens about the dangers of alcohol.
Make this April count! Start the conversation.