In my opinion, the drinking age in america should not be lowered there are too many risks involved in underage intoxication to pass a law promoting drinking at a younger age there is a widely held opinion that because europeans drink at a younger age, americans should be able to do the same. Alcoholism in young adults alcoholism in young adults alcoholism and alcohol abuse is a growing problem in our society daily, people are injured and killed in alcohol-related accidents and this has an effect on each and every person as a result of these occurrences. A better solution to the underage drinking problem recently, the issue of underage drinking has become a major problem for our society according to the national institute on alcohol abuse and alcoholism (2009), about 104 million young people between ages 12 and 20 have drank more than just a few sips of alcohol.
In my opinion wee see the big problem about the binge drinking in the teenager ,when you are teenager your bobby make changes ,if you drink your brain not going to work ,in my opinion alcohol it's a big problem today because we have to much commercial in the tv about alcohol that's make change in the mentality of the teenager that's why. In my previous blog posts i have talked about the dangers and consequences that result from underage drinking this week i want to switch gears and discuss another problem that involves underage alcohol abuse. Underage alcohol abuse alcohol poisoning is another effect it causes people to become very unresponsive, confused, pass out, or even go into a coma it is life threatening and requires urgent treatment.
Alcohol robs a person of the ability to think or react this is why alcohol use among teenagers is related to traffic crashes, drowning, vandalism, assaults, homicides, suicides, teenage pregnancies, and sexually transmitted diseases, just to name a few drunk driving is among the biggest problems associated with irresponsible underage drinking. According to the national institute on alcohol abuse and alcoholism underage drinking risks include: death - 5,000 people under the age of 21 die each year from alcohol-related car crashes, homicides, suicides, alcohol poisoning, and other injuries such as falls, burn, and drowning. Drinking age conclusion when it comes to drinkingestablishment of credibility: according to substance abuse and mental health services 7,000 teenagers under the age of 16 have already had their first sip of alcohol. But, in my experience, some of the techniques that work for adults are much more challenging for the 46 percent of patients at substance abuse treatment centers who are age 18 to 24.
In a recent survey on navy alcohol abuse, 33 percent of enlisted and 24 percent of officers admitted to driving an automobile after drinking too much and 22 percent of respondents admitted to underage drinking. Lastly, in my opinion the best solution to the problem of underage drinking is to increase community strategies and policies community participation is critical for creating changes in residential policies and public policies aimed at reducing underage access to alcohol. Taking care of our country allows us to live our lives day to day without having to worry about pollution, global warming, or even slipping on a banana so, the next time you see a wrapper on the ground, please pick it up and throw it away. Should the legal drinking age be lowered to eighteen - should the legal alcohol drinking age be lowered to eighteen at the age of eighteen years old, you are eligible to vote, you can legally purchase cigarettes, you are eligible for the military draft, you are willing to die for this country, you are even able to serve on a jury, and you are titled as an adult at the age of eighteen. 3 internet sources critique views on tv poor solution in my opinion our teens/underage drinkers need to step up to plate an admit there faults and stop underage drinking underage drinking associated with.
In 2009, about 104 million young people between ages 12 and 20 drank more than just a few sips of alcohol (underage) the drinking age should be lowered to age 18 because teens are considered adults at this age, less people in jail for hosting underage drinking, and teens can be taught responsible drinking. Underage drinking underage drinking is a wide-spread problem among adolescents ages 12 to 20 there is a great number of research that has been conducted regarding teens and their use of alcohol, and from this research a profound base of information has been gathered regarding the subject. Giving alcohol to minors legal i was just at a family gathering for new years with family from ohio ( i live in michigan) and we got into a conversation about underage drinking the family member from ohio stated that there was a law that said that as long as the parent physically hands the alcohol to minors then it is legal. I believe that our country needs a new solution to underage drinking laws in north carolina and in any other state alone roughly 80% of all us citizens have consumed alcohol underage these statistics prove that the laws that are currently in place are not effectively deterring underage drinking or the negative impacts on society caused by underage drinking. This weekend my brother and i were charged with underage possession of alcohol outside of a football game in morgantown, west virginia i am 18 and my brother is 20 i had nothing to drink that day and was rolling a cooler full of beer (nothing was opened in the cooler.
Underage drinking most teenagers have probably explored with alcohol use in high school before college the problem with underage drinking is a problem throughout all high school and colleges around the country. Underage drinking is a serious issue in our country in today's society, peer pressure, parents, social media all play a role in influencing underage drinking advertising portrays the positive aspects of drinking, glamorizing the consumption of alcohol. Underage drinking underage drinking underage drinking is a wide-spread problem among adolescents ages 12 to 20 there is a great number of research that has been conducted regarding teens and their use of alcohol, and from this research a profound base of information has been gathered regarding the subject. The thrust [of alcohol education programs in us schools] has largely been to stress problems associated with alcohol abuse and to portray alcohol as a dangerous substance to be avoided in spite of the enormous human and monetary resources employed in this educational approach, it has not been effective.
If your 18 you can vote, fight for our country, get married, have children, and pay taxes honestly, it's the auto insurance industry that's against drinking under 21 years old. The staggering costs, monetary and otherwise, of substance abuse a new report from the surgeon general says the country spends $442 billion a year in dealing with drug and alcohol abuse.