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Safety Tip Tuesday: Preventing Teen Alcohol Abuse

Welcome to Safety Tip Tuesday on 97.9 The Hill! Every Tuesday, we feature helpful tips and helpful reminders that help you stay safe no matter the situation in a recurring series of conversations with local family safety organizations featured by Safe Kids of Orange and Chatham Countiesin the same way Pam Herndon State Farm.

This month, join Brighton McConnell of 97.9 The Hill for a conversation with Carol Dannenhofer and Kelly Hoskins about alcohol abuse, adolescence and the effects intoxicants can have on the developing brain. Neurological development continues in humans past adolescence, and the consumption of alcohol and other substances has been shown to have substantial – and negative – substantial effects.

Listen to the entire conversation below, from scientific studies to grassroots initiatives to address alcohol abuse in our community, with a focus on younger populations.



Safe Kids of Orange County and Safe Kids of Chatham County are both led by the UNC Health Care Trauma program, which provides dedicated and caring staff, operational support and other resources to help achieve our common goal: to keep people safe. of your children. Based on community needs, this coalition implements evidence-based programs, such as car seat checks, safety workshops and sports clinics, that help parents and caregivers prevent injuries in children.

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