Myth Vs. Fact: Underage Drinking Is A Harmless Rite Of Passage
May 23, 2012
Myth: Underage Drinking Is A Harmless Rite Of Passage
Fact: About 5,000 people under age 21 die each year from injuries caused by underage drinking, nearly 40 percent (1,900) in car crashes. Furthermore, kids who drink before age 15 are 5 times more likely to have alcohol problems when they are adults. (Source: National Institute of Drug Abuse).
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