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Underage Drinking

An Idaho Parents Guide to the Teen Brain

It's a fact. New research shows alcohol affects a teenager's developing brain differently than an adult's. Memory, learning and impulse control can be impaired seriously. The risk of addiction goes up dramatically. So talk to your kids about the dangers of alcohol and set clear rules about no alcohol use.

Facts about drinking for teens and parents

Also visit BeTheParents.org for more information on treatment, prevention and research of underage drinking in Idaho.

 

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