It apears that children who exprienced drinking at young age will also continously and habitually drink in the future once they grow up. They do not simple do this occasionally but it has become a frequent and habitual addiction (Christiansen et al. 7). In totality, drinking alcoholic beverages of teenagers is not is unhealthy, unsafe, and unacceptable. More and likely teens that drink are trailing behind in their education because of how alcohol affects them so bad.
If younger kids drink too much they can die from alcohol poisoning. Another reason not to be able to buy alcohol is that people don’t stop at one drink. They get drunk and drive. This causes accidents. It could save a lot of lives if people were not able to buy alcohol, get drunk, and drive.
Abstract This short report explains how influences from peers and parents about drinking and driving shape the views and behaviors of teenagers. Driving while intoxicated is risky enough as it is, but when you add new and unexperienced drivers to the mix, the situation gets even more dangerous. Certain genders and behaviors make it more likely for a teenager to drink and drive or to ride along with a drunk driver. Participants in the studies ranged from fifteen year olds to nineteen year olds from all across the United States. This research shows how easy a teenagers mind is changed by the people around them and the impact role models have.
This will harm other people in their house. This is important, since small infants or babies would be in the houses that are not old enough to choose freely to smoke passively. Lastly, it would be impossible to ban smoking, like prohibition in the US, where the USA banned alcohol. Gangsters take advantage of the ban and would earn money by selling cigarettes at a higher price. The gangs increase in numbers which means an increase in government problems.
Some drugs are not illegal or harmful to the body as proven by recent studies. However, they are gateways to other more dangerous drugs. For example, many teenagers believe that alcohol is not dangerous, and that marijuana is not harmful to the body. However, it is also proven that alcohol leads to more dangerous drugs such as cocaine and MDMA especially at parties as teenagers often cannot formulate the correct decision to make while intoxicated. Teenagers believe that adults have failed to stop their peers from using and abusing drugs especially with the recent use of prescription drugs.
For the most part, individuals with a severe mental illness are not violent and thus, placing gun restraints on everyone with a severe mental illness would not target the correct subgroup that would most likely conduct violence (McGinty et al., 2013). Another concern about banning weapons from people with severe mental illness is that the policies cause the population to develop harmful ideas about individuals with severe mental illness (McGinty et al., 2013. Consequently, people with severe mental illness do not go into treatment (McGinty et al., 2013). Misconceptions about severe mental illness are not the only contributors to stigma; labels can also have a large effect on how the general population feels about those with severe mental
One reason is high risk at drinking, also known for high risks of accidents. My third opinion is because they go over the speed limit. Even though parents and others try to make their kids realize that they don’t need to drive, but they do anyway. The parents just want their kids safe so I wouldn’t mind them raising the age limit. First, although it may seem cruel to teens, raising the minimum driving age would allow drivers to become better prepared.
The U.S. has a problem that needs to be fixed, the problem they are currently facing is underage drinking. This problem has been going on for a few years now, but there just hasn’t been an effective solution to stop it. A way to stop this problem is by making some sort of law or rule that will prevent teens from drinking and causing more problems. This is a problem because it is a safety issue and when teens are drunk, they tend to make stupid decisions. In the article The Problem of Underage Drinking and What Parents Can Do Heidi Stevens says that most of the deaths are because of consumption of alcohol “excessive drinking is responsible for more than 4,300 deaths among underage youth each year” (Stevens 4).
For sure one should desist from intake of alcohol during driving as there is a remarkably augmented risk of car accidents, damage to property and injury to people. It is hard to believe but the fact is that about 20% of the traffic sufferers all over the world take place due to drunk driving. We all should act sensibly and like responsible citizens, should understand the ill effects of drunk driving and refrain from doing it. Looking carefully at the statistics it is revealed that half of the offenders caught were not under the influence of alcohol but other banned substances like drugs. There are certain measures that can be implemented to curb drunk
The third thing why teenagers can be reckless while driving is because they are not responsible enough to drive. When they are 16 years old, they do not use their frequent heads so when they want to do what they want, and do not obey the law. Being careful is number one thing to drive, so teenagers may not have used their heads yet. adolescents are immature. teenagers can be easily distracted so it is very likely they caught typing driving messages or even eating while driving.
Although lowering the legal drinking age might give teenagers a chance at enjoying alcoholic beverages, the consequences are not worth the temporary pleasure. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are short and long term costs of choosing to drink alcohol. The short term risks include: careless injuries, violence, unprotected sexual behavior, and alcohol poisoning. The long term risks include: heart and liver disease, cancer in multiple parts of the body, memory loss, depression or anxiety, and alcohol dependence (www.cdc.gov). Raising the legal drinking age will provide safer roads and less damage to the consumers and their fellow peers.
This would lead to a trickledown effect of younger and younger student consuming alcohol. As students are introduce to alcohol at a younger age, it opens the pathway to other abusive substances such as illegal and prescription drugs. All the substances will begin to hurt the students brain and body as it is trying to develop during these crucial years. Even though underage teens consume alcohol on occasion, lowering the drinking age would give them the ability to consume it more frequently and greater