Teenagers who first drank at 15 were more at risk of alcohol problems later in life than those who started at 17
Parents who introduce their children to alcohol before they turn 18 could be putting them at risk of developing alcoholism later in life. Many adults believe following the Continental model of allowing their children to have a tipple at home under supervision is a good way to promote responsible drinking. However, a study from Yale University has found the younger people are when they have their first drink, the more likely they are to drink heavily as adults with all the health consequences. READ MORE HERE
By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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