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Alcohol related crashes are the leading cause of deaths for teens. Drinking harms or endangers the drinker and other people. Drinking and driving is an extremely dangerous form of alcohol abuse.

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Jen Palmaioli 843-05 Day 3 Assign. 5 Alcohol related crashes are the leading cause of deaths for teens. Drinking harms or endangers the drinker and other people. Drinking and driving is an extremely dangerous form of alcohol abuse. Teenage drinking may cause fights with family and friends, sometimes ending in injuries or death. Loss of coordination and judgment makes drinkers accident-prone. Teenage arrests for drunkenness or creating a disturbance are not only embarrassing but they can also mean a damaging arrest record. Teenage alcoholism is a serious problem, which destroys the lives of many adolescents. In order to understand the controversial issue of alcoholism, it is necessary to explore some background information. ...read more.

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Since they are less mature than adults, they are more likely to overact and lose control when intoxicated. To show evidence of the effects of alcohol on teenagers, a couple of case studies have been selected. The first one involves Kevin, a 17-year-old high school senior. He was a gifted athlete and scholar until he turned to alcohol. The symptoms began to show up by Kevin annoying his basketball coach and being told to never come back to the team. His grades started to slip badly and was unaware that that the quantity of alcohol that he was consuming had a direct toll on him. ...read more.

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His parents knew of his drinking and would punish him hoping that he would stop. While being intoxicated, a persons' judgment and vision is impaired. Teenagers who feel no pain temporarily may indeed make wrong decisions. The answer to teenage alcoholism as well as other teenage problems are a one word answer; parents. The people who gave birth to you are the ones that are responsible for you and are ultimately the ones who will suffer the most when things go bad. In most situations, the teen is living at home and is actually crying out for help. Parents hope for the best and pray that situations will work themselves out by themselves. Each generation has their own set of problems. Professional services are available and should be used. The parent must spend the time to know their teen. ...read more.

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