Can underage drinking lead to addiction?

When considering addictions nothing is more apparent than the abuse of alcohol consumption of underage drinking. Many teens start drinking at an early age due to several factors: peer pressure, stress, social deficiencies, along with family issues that they face in their life. Alcohol is the most commonly used and abused drug among youth in the United States, more than tobacco and illicit drugs (Centers for Disease). Around 15 percent of people who drink alcohol will eventually become addicted or an alcoholic even if they start out drinking normal quantities like other people (Alcoholism). This blog is to inform teenagers about the causes of drinking and the consequences you can be faced with if you drink. It also gives a few suggestions as to what you can do to prevent yourself from being surrounded by alcohol.

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