Alcohol in the movies, our teens drink to that…

BridesmaidsHave you heard about the latest research on how drinking alcohol in movies may increase teen drinking, especially binge drinking

This probably comes as no shock to most of you but yes, all those scenes of drinking – with friends, male bonding, female bonding, party scenes, romantic scenes, and plain just having fun, consequence-free living – is appealing to teenagers.  Not only are alcohol and good times portrayed as going hand in hand but it totally normalizes alcohol as an everyday thing. The question is, is it really all that harmless?  Check it out for yourself.

Author: Claudia R.N.

Registered Nurse working as a Public Health Nurse SMDHU

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