Teens & Alcohol

Teens & Alcohol

by Gail Snyder

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The Gallup Youth Survey has found that more than 80 percent of high school seniors have tried alcohol and that roughly a quarter of teenagers between the ages of 13 and 17 say it is very easy for them to get alcoholic beverages. Alcohol is a contributor to the three leading causes of death for teens and young adults: automobile crashes, homicides, and suicides. This volume explores several issues facing young people, including binge drinking and cross-addiction.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781422288665
Publisher: Mason Crest
Publication date: 09/02/2014
Series: Gallup Youth Survey: Major Issues and Tr
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 112
File size: 9 MB
Age Range: 6 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Even the President's Daughters Do It9
Alcohol and Its Dangers Through the Ages19
Giving in to the Pressure35
The Unforeseen Consequences of Drinking53
Too Young to Die: Teenage Drinking and Driving67
College and the Party Lifestyle77
"I've Got Better Things to Do"91
Internet Resources105
Further Reading106

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