Alcohol & the Adolescent Brain: Immediate Impairment, Long-Term Consequences

February 18th, 2016

Researchers at Duke, Wake Forest, UNC Chapel Hill and UNC Charlotte collaborated on a January 2016 report and presentation to Governor’s Pat McCrory.

The report addresses how adolescent brains differ from adult brains, how they are more vulnerable to both short term impairment and long term consequences that impair normal development and function.

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