This category features information, tips, guides, and activities to help kids and teens learn about alcohol abuse, prevention, physical effects, health risks, and legal issues.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Explains what it is, what it does in the body, and why young people drink. Also discusses too much alcohol and how to keep safe.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Tells about the long and short term effects of alcohol.
Alcohol and the Adolescent Brain
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Explains why alcohol affects the teen brain differently than the adult brain, and describes the long term effects. Includes a fact sheet to download.
The Cool Spot
[ Kids/Teens ] Games, quizzes, animation and graphics explain the risks of underage drinking and ways to resist peer pressure.
Drinking: It Can Spin Your World Around: Facts for Teens
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Answers why to say no, health problems, peer pressure, how to know when drinking is a problem, and how to stop. Includes alcohol content in drinks, laws, and sobering up.
In the Mix: Alcohol Abuse
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] The online companion to the PBS broadcast, with information and resources for teens and educators on alcohol abuse.
Kids and Alcohol
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Article explores the long-term affects of alcohol as well as the dangers of early use. Includes warning signs of alcoholism.
TeensHealth: Coping With an Alcoholic Parent
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Explains what alcoholism is, why a parent drinks and why they don't stop. Includes how teens feel, other problems, and what to do.
Too Smart to Start Youth
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Gives information about alcohol and what it does to the body. Includes advice from other teens, play a memory game, or download a puzzle. (Puzzles require free Flash or Adobe download)
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