teen drinking

This drug could block harmful impact of teen binge drinking

Alcohol-fueled parties might be seen as a rite of passage for many high school students, but they have an unexpected impact: binge-drinking behavior as teenagers can lead to problems with alcohol and other drug dependence later on in life. That’s according to researchers from the University of Adelaide, who are…

Family Structure Influences Whether Letting Teens Drink at Home Leads to Problems

A teen’s family structure influences whether allowing them to drink at home leads to alcohol problems later on, a new study suggests. Teens living with both biological parents who were allowed to drink at home had the lowest levels of alcohol use and problems later on. Those living with either…

Parents Teaching Teens “Responsible Drinking” is a Myth: Study

Parents who provide their teens with alcohol and a place to consume it may think they are teaching their children “responsible drinking.” A new review of studies concludes this view is misguided. Researchers found parental provision of alcohol is associated with increased teen alcohol use. In some cases, parental provision…