Posted on behalf of Arnold Law Firm on April 8, 2015 in Auto Accident. Updated on May 3, 2023
This spring, Sacramento teenagers will walk across the stage to receive their high school diplomas. Unfortunately, high school celebrations are accompanied by increased opportunities for underage drinking.
Alcohol remains the number one drug of choice for Americas youth, which is evident by the alarming rates of underage drinking.
Every April, Alcohol Awareness Month strives to increase public awareness and to reduce the stigma associated with alcoholism.
The goal is to educate children and teens early on about the realities and dangers of underage drinking.
Accidents caused by impaired drivers, or drivers who were under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol, account for roughly 11,000 fatalities every single year. Car accident injuries that are caused by a drunk driver can be some of the most catastrophic accidents an individual can face.
Oftentimes, the drunk driver walks away unharmed, while the other party or parties involved are seriously injured, disabled, or even killed. The death or physical impairment of a loved one can result in severe financial hardship to the affected family.
In addition to accidents, alcohol abuse is directly correlated with increased rates of suicide, educational struggles, teenage pregnancies and drug use.
Family members and parents are in a unique position to share information about alcohol abuse with teenagers. Believe it or not, studies indicate teens do listen to their parents/guardians regarding alcohol and drug use.
Use Alcohol Awareness Month activities to talk to your teenagers about alcohol abuse. One conversation has the potential to save you and your family from a lifetime of heartbreak.
At Arnold Law Firm, our Sacramento personal injury attorneys and support staff are committed to ensuring that negligent drivers who drink and driver are held responsible for the injuries that they cause.
If you or a loved one has sustained an injury in an accident caused by a drunk driver, you may be entitled to file a personal injury lawsuit. Contact our law firm to schedule a free case evaluation.
Call (916) 777-7777 or use the Free Case Evaluation form today.
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