Gary see's a man on the street who is obviously in very bad shape and he wonders why
what happened to that guy?
Well Gary, this man is an alcoholic. you can tell because he is in a bad mental state and is surrounded by many alcoholic beverages
What is alcohol, you may ask, I see my family and kids at school drink it, how bad could it be?
The truth about alcohol
alcohol is a depressant, it slows down the brainalcohol has many affects on the brain, it release dopamineabout 28% of all traffic fatalities involve alcoholmore than 216 million Americans have tried alcohol.136.7 million Americans age 12 and older drink alcohol
You may be thinking, I'm only a teenager, how could this affect me?
The truth is, alcohol is more dangerous to teens than it is to adults
Teens who drink are more likely to have unprotected sexteens who drink are more likely to become fatteens who drink are more likely to have health problemsthese problems are heart disease, stroke, and many types of cancer2.3 millions youths age 12-17 drink alcohol