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1: Top five most recognized signs of alcohol abuse: 1. Repeatedly neglecting responsibilities -Performing poorly in school or work -Skipping out on commitments 2. Using alcohol in physically dangerous situations -Drinking and driving -Consuming alcohol with medication 3. Experiencing legal problems - Driving under the influence -Drunk and disorderly conduct 4. Alcohol has caused relationship problems -Neglecting family -Fighting with family and friends 5. Using drinking as a way to relax -Reaching for the bottle every time you are stressed
3: Alcohol Abuse story: Two girls had been best friends since grade school. They were currently freshmen at a college in Florida. one night, the two girls had been drinking, and thought they could still drive home afterwards. Not far from where they had been partying, the driver of the car lost control, and ended up killing her best friend.
4: Consequences of Teen Alcohol Abuse: 1. More likely to become an alcoholic 2. Drinking and Driving 3. Increased inhibitions 4. ''Gateway Drug'' 5. Poor performance 5. Family and relationship problems 6. Worsen health
6: Many teens in the U.S. who have developed a problem with alcohol, do not see the use in getting help.
8: Teen Alcohol Abuse is 100 % preventable!
9: 1.Parents should talk to their teens about the use of alcohol. 2. Parents and peers could set a good example. 3. Educational programs at school and/ or church.
10: Did you know? 1.By the time teens graduate, half of them report to have consumed alcohol, and one third confesses to binge-drinking. 2. Biggest increase in teen alcohol abuse happens between 6th and 10th grade.
12: Teen Alcohol Abuse Help: 1. Prairie St. John's 2. Drug Rehab Program