In a soon-to-be published issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, underage youth who use false identification (ID) in order to obtain alcohol are more likely to engage in high-risk drinking and are at risk for developing alcohol use disorders (AUDs).
Researchers of the study recommend interventions targeted at youth and policies that enforce sanctions against false ID use are needed.
The Larder Cook School in West Lothian is a social enterprise that trains young people for a career in the food business. Recently, the school has launched a crowdfunder to help it teach another 80 students a year.
Underage Youth Who Use False ID to Obtain Alcohol at Risk for AUDs