ERIC Number: ED343047
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Oct
Too Many Young People Drink and Know Too Little about the Consequences.
Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention.
This booklet presents an overview of teenage drinking and teenagers' knowledge about drinking. Results from a variety of studies are summarized under these topics phrased as questions: (1) What are the consequences of teenage drinking? (2) How many teenagers and college students binge drink? (3) How big is the problem of teenage drinking? (4) What are the racial, ethnic, and gender differences in drinking? (5) What kind of alcoholic beverages do young people drink? (6) How do young people obtain alcoholic beverages? (7) Do young people have trouble buying alcoholic beverages? (8) What misconceptions do young people have about alcoholic beverages? (9) Why do young people drink alcoholic beverages? and (10) Are young users of alcohol more likely to use other drugs? Sixteen organizations and 19 references are listed. (ABL)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Substance Abuse Prevention.