Topic 3 The Resalts of Underage Drinking

  • Is a major cause of death from injuries among young people
  • Increases the risk of carrying out, or being a victim of, a physical or sexual assault
  • Can affect the body in many ways. The effects of alcohol range from hangovers to death from alcohol poisoning.
  • Can lead to other problems. These may include bad grades in school, run-ins with the law, and drug use.
  • Affects how well a young person judges risk and makes sound decisions.
  • Play a role in risky sexual activity.
  • Can harm the growing brain, especially when teens drink a lot.