Good news – adolescents’ alcohol use has fallen to the lowest point in 25 years. Teen pregnancies have also been trending downward and high school graduation rates have reached a record high in the United States. Based on these key metrics it seems that US kids today are outperforming past cohorts and living healthier lives. Maybe “the kids are all right”?
Despite these promising trends, many adults remain unconvinced that teens today are thriving. They may be right. Read more.