Zero Tolerance Better For Kids Future Than Drinking With Them At Home

You may think that allowing your teenager to consume alcohol under your supervision at home is better for them, but a new study suggests the risk of subsequent alcohol-related problems is greater, compared to the zero tolerance approach. The authors wrote in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs that many of us believe that alcohol consumption is a normal part of teenage development, and as such we should therefore drink with our teenagers so that they can learn how to drink responsibly, rather than with strangers – this approach is known as a harm-minimization approach.

In a Zero-tolerance approach, all consumption of alcohol is prohibited if the child is underage.

Zero Tolerance Better For Kids Future Than Drinking With Them At Home

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