Almost Half of Adults Have Been Affected By Family Problems with Drugs or Alcohol
Almost half of American adults say they have been affected by problems with drugs or alcohol in their families, according to a new Gallup poll.
Alcohol is the most widely used substance among America’s teens and young adults, posing substantial health and safety risks. Believe it or not, the average age for a first drink is 14.
As a parent, you hold tremendous influence over whether your child decides to drink or not. Be informed and be clear that you disapprove of underage drinking, model health behavior and find opportunities to discuss the dangers of alcohol.