Skip to this video now. Play Video. Teen accuses HS football star: 'I just felt like he took advantage of me'. Authorities allege Savannah was intoxicated and incapacitated when Cameron Harrison raped her at a party, but Harrison claimed it was consensual.
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Teenage parties: the basics
Drinking and partying in high school have not changed much since , the year Brett Kavanaugh allegedly sexually assaulted Christine Blasey Ford when they were both teenagers. But the allegation has raised questions about the prevalence, the morality and the legality of risky behaviors by young people. Has the dynamic of drinking and sexual assault among high schoolers changed much over the years? Sometimes, there are hookups going on in different rooms in the house," McIntosh said. Experts say numbers show those behaviors have declined, but only slightly. Underage drinking by to year-olds gradually declined between and , according to the National Survey of Drug Use and Health. Statistics about sexual violence are less clear. However, a study by the National Institute of Justice suggests that reporting rape to police when it occurs has become more common in recent decades. Another risk for girls and young women is being drugged into sexual submission. Drinks can be "spiked," usually with hard alcohol, or can be laced with a sedative called Rohypnol, also known as "roofies.
Going to teenage parties: balancing fun and safety
Your child might have mixed feelings too — excitement, nerves, anxiety. If you and your child talk about your feelings and work out a plan together, parties can be something you both feel happy and comfortable with. Your child might want to host a party at your home. Planning a party with your child can be fun, and setting ground rules together will help things run smoothly and keep partygoers safe. Knowing the parents might also help you feel confident that your child will be well looked after. Your safety concerns will probably change as your child and her friends get older. And you might also find that as your child gets older, she comes up with plans for dealing with safety concerns herself.
Please enter the email address that you use to login to TeenInk. This conceived notion that you had about high school is in no way like the reality of it, in fact it is the contrary. You see a group of girls smoking cigarettes! You meet this boy Sean, and two weeks have passed and Sean is now a good friend of yours. What you do not think about is the party itself; you have no idea that this party is a drinking party. They know what the party will be like just because they have heard about high school parties, you will soon learn as well.