Really great article from Ron Powell. We need to have these conversations in our homes, churches and youth groups.
- 79% of people in Alberta over the age of 15 drink to some extent.
- 83% of grade 12 Ontario students admit to using alcohol
- 49% of Ontario grade 12 students admit to binge drinking
- Among Ontario grade 11 drinkers, 13 years was the average age of first exposure, and 14 years was the average age for first intoxication experience.
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Side Note: This is a great blog to follow for parents and youth workers.