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Underage drinking: Parents who play host are wrong Patriot-News Editorial BoardLocal police say we are in the height of the teen alcohol party season.It goes on from late spring until teens go back to high school and college in early fall each year.It...
Parenting style influences teen drinking patterns Some parents assume that teenagers will drink alcohol and there is little they can do to prevent it. Research does indicate that parenting has little effect on whether kids decide to try alcohol. But...
Problem College Drinking: 2 Reasons for Hope By Lynn O'Shaughnessy, CBSMoneyWatchExcessive college drinking isn't going away, but there are reasons for parents to be more optimistic about this age-old problem.While the national rates for high-ri...
Teenage drinking discussed By JOHN MACKOWIAK, OBSERVER Staff WriterSILVER CREEK - "By far, the single greatest threat to our kids' health, well-being, development and their very lives is alcohol. If you leave tonight and that's...
ONDCP Seeks Teens to Influence 'Above the Influence' The White House says that teens "understand and embrace" the Above the Influence (ATI) brand -- the peer-oriented ads promulgated by the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign. But the campaign's sup...
Do You Have a 'Dry Drunk' in Your Life? As a substance abuse counselor, clients have come to me thrilled that their loved one has stopped drinking, yet report that their partnership is as brittle as tinder and inexplicably worse than before...