Originally from All Pro Dad
Newsweek reports, “People who drink before age 15 are four times as likely to be alcohol-dependent or have alcohol problems when they’re adults.
Even though drinking under the age of 21 is illegal in all 50 states, 41 percent of ninth graders reported drinking in the past month, according to National Institutes of Health literature.”
Underage drinking is a serious problem.
If you suspect your pre-teen or teen is drinking, don’t sweep it under the rug. It’s not just a rite of passage; it’s a prescription for disaster.
Read this for 10 ways to tackle teen drinking.