Alcohol Treatment and Rehab

Pediatricians Alerted To Developmental Nature Of Underage Drinking

Apr 8 2008 - 9:39am

In a special supplement to Pediatrics, physicians will have access in one place to the reviews and analyses of current research on biological, behavioral, and environmental changes during childhood and adolescence that foster the initiation, maintenance, and acceleration of illegal use of alcohol by underage youth.

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How Much Does Heavy Drinking Affect Your Body?

Mar 28 2008 - 12:34am

It's the time of year when more than 1.5 million high school and college students head for warm climates to soak up the sun and drink large quantities of alcohol. Students who vacation with friends over spring break drink almost three times as much as those who stay home with parents or relatives, according to a report in the September 2007 issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.

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