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Alcohol: Problems and Solutions Examines many issues around alcohol use and has several sections on underage drinking Alateen Alateen is a fellowship of young Al-Anon members, usually teenagers, whose lives have been affected by someone's else's drinking
Teenage Drinking in America An article summarizing the nature and extent of the problem Alcohol consumption by American youth has stabilized, but is still too high Researchers analyzed three data sets "Monitoring the Future" for the years 1975 - 2002, the "Youth Risk Behavior Survey" for the years 1991 - 2001, and the "National Household Survey on Drug Abuse" for 1979, 1985, and 1991 - 2001 for trends in drinking
B.R.A.D. 21 (Be Responsible About Drinking) Contains information about BAC and alcohol poisoning Teen Tipplers: America's Underage Drinking Epidemic Documents the pathways to use and abuse of alcohol by children and teens and identifies obstacles that hamper efforts to prevent underage drinking, including the ready availability of alcohol to minors, parental attitudes, the economic interests of the alcohol industry, and the influence of the media and advertising
Parenting Influences on Adolescent Alcohol Use This report aims to review and synthesise the research and interventions concerning the impact of parenting factors on adolescent alcohol use Alcohol's Damaging Effects on Adolescent Brain Function Symposium speakers at the June 2004 Research Society on Alcoholism meeting in Vancouver, B.C. presented both animal and human research that clearly implicates alcohol use as a source of brain damage during these critical formative years
Adolescent Binge Drinking Associated with Binge Drinkin During Early Adulthood Persons who were binge drinkers during adolescence are more likely to be binge drinkers in early adulthood, according to an analysis of data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY)  

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Buzzed: The Straight Facts About the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy by Cynthia Kuhn, Scott Swartzwelder, Wilkie Wilson
Pumped: Straight Facts for Athletes about Drugs, Supplements, and Training by Cynthia Kuhn, Scott Swartzwelder, Wilkie Wilson



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