Teen Drinking

Heavy drinking among adolescents can have serious physical impact on a developing brain. Problem behaviors such as binge drinking, the most common form of alcohol consumption among adolescents, can have not only short-term ramifications, but also create lingering issues that these teens might not recognize. Teen drinking has also been linked to aggression, which can create co-morbid negative behaviors that make it more difficult to provide, or even enforce, therapeutic intervention.

If you suspect that your teen is struggling with peer pressure and may be experimenting with alcohol consumption, we at Courage To Connect are here to help. Please feel free to call our Glenview-based office at (847) 730-3042 to schedule an appointment with one of our therapists.
Dr. Michael Clatch, Psy. D
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