Binge Drinking: The Facts (#106)
The trend of binge drinking--the intentional consumption of excessive amounts of alcohol--shows no decline in schools and colleges across the country. The program examines the dangers of alcohol poisoning and describes the correct life-saving procedures to follow in order to save someone. [23 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Series Description: This new series informs students about the physical and psychological bases of teen alcoholism; the latest scientific data on alcohol consumption and the still-developing teenage brain; the impact of binge drinking; drunk driving; peer pressure, and out-of-control parties. Real strategies for confronting alcohol use among teenagers are explored, including the role of parents, peers, community, schools and the law.
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