Monthly Archives: January 2013

NY teens pushing education about teenage drinking with sticker campaign

NEW YORK (WABC) — A teen voice can be an effective tool in fighting abuse.  These teens are asking the local liquor store owner if they can post a flyer that says “underage drinking starts with an adult and an … Continue reading

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NIH study finds physicians often missed opportunities for underage alcohol screening and advise to teen patients

Physicians often fail to ask high school-aged patients about alcohol use and to advise young people to reduce or stop drinking, according to a study led by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National … Continue reading

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Death of 13-year-old Garza Middle School student fuels debate on teenage drinking, alcohol poisoning suspected by police

AUSTIN KXAN (01/07/13) – Austin Police believe the 13-year-old died after a night of drinking.  The incident has sparked the conversation about underage drinking, education and prevention to protect minors.  Detectives are still waiting on Sophia Martinez’s toxicology report, but … Continue reading

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Police seeking two men in 13-year-old’s girl’s alcohol-related death on New Year’s Day in South Austin

AUSTIN STATESMAN — 01/07/13 — Austin Police charged a man in the death of a 13-year-old girl who died after she was allegedly served alcohol on News Years Eve.  Mario Angeles-Hernandez and Jose Ricardo Garcia-Zavala, both 23, served alcohol to … Continue reading

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