This article debunks the commonly held belief that young people will be safer and better adjusted if allowed alcohol by parents in a controlled environment. It not only outlines the increase in teen binge drinking which is more likely under this style of parenting, but also the increased incidence of alcoholism later in life and the neuronal damage that can be caused in young drinkers.

Read article: ‘Safe’ teen drinking? Here’s why parents shouldn’t facilitate it

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