Youth Alcohol Usage

Every year alcohol is being consumed by young teenagers. Alcohol is not being seen as a bad decision they rather see it as pure satisfaction. Alcohol is being advertised everywhere. Sooner or later teenagers are bound to use it. Alcohol can quickly lead to the horrifying world of addiction not only that, but it could also destroy many lives. Just drinking a few beers could lead to someone to become an alcoholic at a very young age. If someone becomes an alcoholic their whole world could fall apart in a blink of an eye.

Teenage alcohol abuse is one of the major problems that affect academic performance, cause health problems and is responsible for the death of teenage drivers and sometime their passengers. Many teens drink because they think it is cool and do not understand the dangers of drinking alcohol. Teens and drinking have been an issue for some time and it continues to persist, attracting many young individuals. Whether it’s the pleasure or the ability to forget problems drinking as a teen has become a problem in society with many alcohol related issues. However, that sensation of being able to forget problems soon enters a cycle of many other issues such as consequences to the physical development and to the body itself, which is not able to handle the alcohol properly.

Alcohol abuse is extremely harmful to ones body, especially to a teenagers. It affects almost every organ system, either directly or indirectly. Unfortunately, drinkers often do not think about what kind of effect alcohol will have on them when they get older; so many people end up learning the hard way. Teenagers that abuse alcohol often develop problems with their liver, heart, stomach, kidneys, and/or mouth and throat. Teens should realize that drinking does not make them cool or help them fit in. Alcohol use is associated with a variety of negative consequences, including increased risk of serious drug use later in life, school failure, and poor judgment puts teens at risk for accidents, violence, unplanned and unsafe sex, and suicide.