teen boy experiencing the struggles of adolescents and alcohol

Adolescents and Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol use disorders are widespread in the US, and they are a significant contributor to most mental disorders and premature death. Adolescents and alcohol consumption is becoming a significant public problem that poses enormous health and safety risks. Experts report that several million young Americans aged 12 to 20 years use alcohol. Furthermore, they note…

Examining The Effect Of Alcohol On The Adolescent Brain

Over 1,400 adolescents between the ages of 14 and 18 were studied for a massive research effort on the part of the Brain Foundation of the Netherlands, conducted by Leiden University and other academic participants. A longitudinal study, which is too rare when it comes to studying the effects of alcohol on the adolescent brain,…