Nearly 8% of teens who drink say they drink at least five or more alcoholic drinks in a row (binge drink).
Clear communication by parents about the negative effects of alcohol, as well as about their expectations regarding drug use, has been found to significantly decrease teenage drinking. "Indications for Management and Referral of Patients Involved in Substance Abuse." Pediatrics 106.1 July 2000: 143-148.
Keywords: young key populations; HIV; Prevention and treatment.
Published 26 February 2015 Copyright: © 2015 Bekker L-G et al; licensee International AIDS Society.
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