Alcohol use by youth

Committee on substance use and prevention

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Alcohol use continues to be problematic for youth and young adults in the United States. Understanding of neurobiology and neuroplasticity continues to highlight the potential adverse impact of underage drinking on the developing brain. This policy statement provides the position of the American Academy of Pediatrics on the issue of alcohol and is supported by an accompanying technical report.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere20191356
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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