The DAWN Report: Alcohol and Drug Combinations Are More Likely to Have a Serious Outcome than Alcohol Alone in Emergency Department Visits Involving Underage Drinking

Details how underage drinkers (ages 12 to 20) who were treated in hospital emergency departments were more than twice as likely to wind up with a serious health outcome if they also used drugs at the same time. This data spotlight brief also describes the importance role parents and adult caregivers can play in preventing alcohol use among this age group.

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