Talking to Teens About Alcohol

I attended a workshop today on the social factors that influence how likely someone is to drink alcohol. It made me think of teenagers and alcohol use. This is an important topic because adults who abuse alcohol are likely to report starting drinking as teenagers, and alcohol use can significantly impact teens’ brain development (thus impacting academic performance, decision making, etc.).

I thought I’d share the following:

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About Traci S. Williams-Nurse

Dr. Traci Williams-Nurse is a licensed psychologist who specialized in child, adolescent and family psychology. Her interests include child development, family functioning, video games and food. She was born and raised in Trinidad & Tobago and currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
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