Date PostedSeptember 9, 2018

Teen Drinking May Lead to Alcohol Abuse in Adulthood

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It’s a topic that seems to be popping up time and time again, the issue of whether parents should give their teenage children alcohol.

A recent study found that how often a teenager drinks can be an indicator of problems later on in their lives.

The study claims teens who drink at least weekly before the age of 17 are 3 times more likely to binge drink, drink and drive and become alcohol dependent in adulthood.

Researchers looked at 9000 young Australians between the ages of 13 and 30 over a period of 17 years.

Read more about the findings at https://www.9news.com.au/national/2018/07/11/07/48/teen-drinkers-more-likely-to-battle-alcohol-abuse-in-adulthood

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