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USA: Report to Congress on the Prevention and Reduction of Underage Drinking

Samstag 23. Juli 2011 von htm

Underage drinking and associated problems have profound negative consequences for underage drinkers, their families, their communities, and society as a whole. Underage drinking contributes to a wide range of costly health and social problems, including motor vehicle crashes (the greatest single mortality risk for underage drinkers); suicide; interpersonal violence (e.g., homicides, assaults, rapes); unintentional injuries such as burns, falls, and drowning; brain impairment; alcohol dependence; risky sexual activity; academic problems; and alcohol and drug poisoning. On average, alcohol is a factor in the deaths of approximately 4,700 youths in the United States per year, shortening their lives by an average of 60 years (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC] Alcohol-Related Disease Impact [ARDI] software, 2009b). … (Source: Alcohol Reports, 07/21/11)

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Dieser Beitrag wurde erstellt am Samstag 23. Juli 2011 um 17:55 und abgelegt unter Addiction, Allgemein, Binge Drinking, Children, consumption, Global, Health, Legal Drinking Age, morbidity, mortality, Parliaments / Governments, Politics, Prevention, Publications, Research, societal effects, Violence and crimes, Watchdogs, 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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