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About 5,000 teens die in alcohol related car crashes, homicides, suicides, alcohol poisoning, etc. every year
Minors are more likely to become dependent on alcohol
Why do teens drink?
Peer pressure
Parental lifestyles
Belief that it's rewarding
Social acceptance
Effects of Teen Drinking
Long Term Effects
Behavior and Relationships
Brain damage
Increased dependence
Corrupts development
Nerve degeneration
Teenagers are much more sensitive to alcoholic effects on brain function
May become damaged enough to lose function
Alcoholic Liver Disease
Alcohol can lead to pancreatitis
Consumption causes the kidneys to work harder in order to remove toxins
Early Puberty
Alcoholic Neuropathy
Numbness in arms & legs, "pins & needles"
Muscle weakness, cramps, and aches
The consumption of alcohol by teens is a serious problem in today’s society.

How can we help?
• Creates anti-social behavior and poor self-control
• As teens mature, peer relationships become more important
• Family members may increase the risk of underage use
Mental & Emotional
Works Cited
A.D.A.M. "Alcoholic Liver Disease: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia." U.S National Library of Medicine. U.S. National Library of Medicine, July 2014. Web. 17 July 2014.
A.D.A.M. "Alcoholic Neuropathy: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia." U.S National Library of Medicine. U.S. National Library of Medicine, 2013. Web. 16 July 2014.
Dooley, Paul. "Why Alcohol Causes Anxiety." Anxiety Guru. Genesis, Dec. 2008. Web. 17 July 2014.
Hanson, David J. "Drinking Alcohol Damages Teenagers' Brains" Alcohol Problems and Solutions. David J. Hanson, Ph.D, n.d. Web. 16 July 2014
Lang, Contance "Effects of Alcohol of the Kidneys, 12 April 2010.web.17 July 2014
Spear, Linda Patia. "Alcohol's Effects on Adolescence." Alcohol Research and Health 26.4 (2002) 287-91. Proquest. Web. 16 July 2004
Teen Drug, Alcohol use has Long Term Effect. Lanham: Federal Information & News Dispatch, 2008. Proquest. Web. 16 July 2014.
"The Effects of Alcohol on Physiological Processes and Biological Developement." National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. NIH, n.d. Web. 17 July 2014
Heavy Drinking without Mental Illness
Affects brain function
Hormonal symptoms
Development of many mental disorders
Psychiatric signs after heavy drinking
Symptoms include sadness or difficulty concentrating
Alcohol affects serotonin levels in the brain
Intoxication Types
Acute intoxication
(small amounts)
Heavy intoxication
(large amounts)
Group Members
Shannon DePender
Andrew Vivian
Gabrielle Young
Neil Hinkson
Morgan Griffin
Dashiell Carichner
Carena French
T'Asia Thomas
Precious Marion
Cristian Guillen
Sajjad Abdul-Aziz
Javonte Jefferson
Marcos Jipson
Bre Fuglseth
Kristi Mendez
Tie'sjwan Hughes
Stephanie Ramirez
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