Here are some shocking facts from the CDC about the consequences of underage drinking:
“Youth who drink alcohol are more likely to experience the following:”
>> Higher absences in school and poor or failing grades
>> Social fighting and lack of participation in youth activities
>> Arrest for driving or physically harming someone while drunk
>> Hangovers and serious illnesses
>> Unwanted, unplanned, and unprotected sexual activity
>> Disruption of normal growth and sexual development.
For more consequences and information about underage drinking, check out the CDC’s article on the subject.