Alcohol blackouts now common in teenagers

Almost 75% of UK teenagers have blacked out due to alcohol by the time they hit 19. 

“Blackout is associated with pretty severe intoxication. It occurs when the blood alcohol level is about double what is legally ‘drunk’”
Dr. Marc Schuckit, University of California, San Diego, December 2014. 

Study survey on 1,402 teens as published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, December 16, 2014.  

Posted: Thursday 22 January 2015