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School Nurse: It’s Not OK to Give Teens Alcohol for Prom and Graduation

Mittwoch 4. Mai 2011 von htm

Prom and graduation should be a time of pure joy for high school seniors and the people who love them. But every year, this season can also be a time of sadness for too many families. That’s because along with these important milestones come many opportunities for underage drinking and driving.
Each year, communities across the country mourn the deaths of teenagers involved in a car crash that resulted from underage drinking at a prom or graduation party. A survey of more than 2,500 high school juniors and seniors conducted in 2010 found that 90 percent believed their peers are more likely to drink and drive on prom night and 79 percent believe the same is true of graduation night. However, only 29 percent of teens say that driving on prom night is very dangerous; 25 percent believe the same is true for graduation night. … (Source: Join Together, 5/3/11)

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Dieser Beitrag wurde erstellt am Mittwoch 4. Mai 2011 um 16:21 und abgelegt unter Alerts, Allgemein, Binge Drinking, consumption, Driving under the Influence, Education, Events, Global, Legal Drinking Age, mortality, Parents, Prevention, societal effects, Statistics, Watchdogs, Workplace, Youth. Kommentare zu diesen Eintrag im RSS 2.0 Feed. Die Kommentare sind derzeit geschlossen, aber sie können einen Trackback auf Ihrer Seite einrichten.

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