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The Medieval Times

The student news site of Cabell Midland High School

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Teen Drinking


Teen drinking refers to the consumption of alcoholic beverages by individuals who are under the legal drinking age. It’s important to note that underage drinking is illegal in many countries, including the United States.

There are several risks and consequences associated with teen drinking. Alcohol can negatively impact brain development, which continues into the early 20s. It can impair judgment, coordination, and decision-making abilities, leading to risky behaviors and accidents.

Excessive drinking can also result in alcohol poisoning, liver damage, and long-term health problems. Additionally, teens who engage in drinking are more likely to experience academic difficulties, engage in risky sexual behaviors, and have problems with relationships and mental health.

It’s crucial for parents, educators, and communities to educate teens about the risks of alcohol and promote responsible decision-making. Open communication, setting clear expectations, and providing support can help prevent teen drinking and its associated consequences.

Remember, if you or someone you know is struggling with alcohol-related issues, it’s important to seek help from a trusted adult or professional. There are many things you can take to get the help you need, do not be afraid to reach out.

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    Victoria LewisNov 25, 2023 at 2:35 pm

    Abby, I wanted to express my admiration for your article on “Teen Drinking.” It truly captivated me from start to finish, and I must say, your writing skills are astounding. Your ability to shed light on such an important topic with such clarity and depth is truly commendable. I have no doubt that your future articles will continue to be equally amazing and a pleasure to read.