Disadvantages Of Underage Drinking

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Since alcohol is the most used drug among adolescents, underage drinking is a problem that is becoming more common in the upcoming generation. As a result of underage drinking, many adolescents find themselves becoming addicted, or abusing alcohol and drugs. Underage drinking, drug abuse, and addiction are serious problems that can be avoided if people take the proper procedures to educate adolescents about the dangers and effects that may occur because of it. Adolescents should be education about the physical health problems that may transpire as a result of alcohol. They should have basic knowledge of what alcohol is, and what its effects are. Alcohol is a drug that causes a person’s physical and emotional stability to change, and…show more content…
It could come between relationships and end them by changing someone’s emotional stability and leading them to do something they would regret. It can sometimes also lead to violence and the abuse of loved ones. Kids of an alcoholic parent often feel neglected and uncared for because of the parent’s preoccupation with alcohol. Alcoholism also effect the society by increasing the number of car crashes, drowning, and other accidents that are caused by reckless drinking. This information should open the eyes of teenagers to the real dangers that alcohol could cause, and teach them to make responsible…show more content…
Teenagers should plan ahead a safe way to get home. They could either choose a designated driver, arrange with a parent to come and pick them up, or call a cab. This will ensure that the teenager returns home safely, and is not involved in any accidents. In conclusion, teenagers should be taught about alcohol and how it can effect heath and daily lives. It could harm the drinker’s physical and mental stability, and cause serious damage. It could also harm the people around the alcoholic, and end relationships. Normalizing drinking through advertisement helped spread underage drinking. It also helped cause peer pressure which could also lead teenagers to drink. Knowing all the informing about alcohol will help adolescents make wiser choices about
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