What is alcohol?
Alcohol is a drug
created when grains,
fruits and vegetables
So if alcohol is made
ingredients, why is it
so bad if you drink a
Alcohol is absorbed into
From here, it affects
the Central Nervous
controls all body
DISEASES CAUSED BY
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: When you are
pregnant and you drink alcohol, the baby
can become deformed or even die.
Alcoholic Neuropathy: When you drink
alcohol and it makes you act foolish.
Alcoholic Cerebellar Degeneration: When
you drink alcohol and the neurons in your
Alcoholic Myopathy: When alcohol
damages your heart. Alcoholic myopathy
can cause death.
The Effects of Alcohol in
Drinking alcohol during your teenage years is very
The average age that the teenagers start drinking
alcohol is around 13-14.
The main reason why teenagers start drinking
alcohol is because of peer pressure. When a
teenager is in a group of friends that start to drink a
lot of alcohol, he or she feels separated from them.
He or she might try drinking a little bit to fit in, but
then he or she may start to like drinking alcohol a
lot. This is why we have to be sure to say “no” to
ONGs to Help with Alcohol Problems
There are many non-profit
organizations (ONGs) to
help you with alcohol. Their
job is to teach you about
what can happen if you
drink a lot.
If you are addicted to
alcohol, there is a point at
which your body needs to
drink lots of alcohol per
day and you can no longer
tolerate that amount.
These are some ONGs:
Free Association of
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