Brain Development Ages 12-25: Major Changes; Major Implications for Underage Drinking
Posted Mar 09 2011 3:42pm
by Lisa Frederiksen
As a follow-up to yesterday’s post, “ Teen Stress and the Substance Misuse Connection ,” I thought I would repost one that I wrote in October 2009 and updated March 4, 2011. The connection between the two posts has to do with the potentially devastating consequences of underage drinking (or drug use, for that matter) as a result of the brain development that occurs from ages 12-20, often through 25.