Teens and Family Dinners

Compared to teens who have frequent family dinners (5 to 7 per week), those who have infrequent family dinners (fewer than 3 per week) are almost 4 times likelier to use tobacco; more than twice as likely to use alcohol; 2 ½ times likelier to use marijuana; and almost 4 times likelier to say they expect to try drugs in the future, according to The Importance of Family Dinners VII, a 2011 report from CASAColumbia at Columbia University (CASAColumbia).

To read more visit https://www.centeronaddiction.org/newsroom/press-releases/2011-family-dinners-report-finds-teens-who-have-infrequent-family-dinners.

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