Spirited Celebrations Require Education and Moderation
Last updated 12/28/2006 at Noon
One in three high school teens said they’re allowed to drink at home for special events like holidays, according to a recent Teens Today study from Students Against Drunk Driving and Liberty Mutual Group. Among college students, studies have shown 80 percent consume alcohol.
Chris Stout, Psy.D., clinical psychologist and director of practice and outcomes for Timberline Knolls, a Chicago-based residential treatment center for women with substance abuse, eating and other emotional disorders, says this season can be hazardous to individuals and families. In his treating people with chemical...