ARCHIVED: Youth and Alcohol (LRDG Summary)
Author: Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
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Provides information on the risks and harms of alcohol consumption for youth. In the context of the Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines, the report summarizes evidence that drinking can harm physical and mental development, particularly in adolescence and early adulthood, and recommends youth delay drinking alcohol until at least the legal drinking.