Monday, November 22, 2010
ALCOHOL AND THE TEENAGE BRAIN
Duke University recently announced the permanent cancellation of tail-gating at football games after a 14-year-old was found passed out drunk in a port-a-potty before the game. A study by John Hopkins University finds the average age of drinking onset for women is 17.4 and 16.5 for men. What does alcohol do to the developing teenage brain?
Read this tip sheet from the experts. When you look at National statistics, remember, Lawrence ranks at or above these numbers since we too are a 'college town'.