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From Binge to Blackout

From Binge to Blackout by Chris Volkmann and Toren Volkmann
Aug 01, 2006 | 432 Pages
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“An important book for every parent of a teenager.  This fearless and searching diary brings the reality home that alcohol does not care who it conquers.  From Binge to Blackout offers honesty, hope and hands-on guidance for parents and teens to make empowering choices.”—Marci Shimoff, co-author of Chicken Soup for the Woman’s Soul

“I recommend this book to parents, students, and anyone interested in the current alcohol culture in which many of today’s young people have become so entrenched. The dangerous attitudes and behaviors towards alcohol that many are exhibiting are a threat to the future of our children. I admire the courage it took Toren to recognize and overcome the devastation that alcohol was having on his life before it was too late. We challenge each of you to be aware of alcohol abuse and to educate yourselves and your children about the potential deadly consequences. It cost our family the ultimate, as our daughter, Samantha, died in September, 2004 of acute alcohol poisoning. Our goal is to prevent another family from having to endure the pain of losing a child in such a senseless and preventable manner.”—Patty Spady, mother of 19-year-old Samantha Spady, a student who died of alcohol poisoning at Colorado State University

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