Teen Health Course 3

Chapter 12: Alcohol

Student Web Activities - Lesson 4 - Speaking Out Against Alcohol

Speaking Out About Alcohol


Knowing the facts about alcohol and sharing them with others can help prevent alcohol and drug addiction. On the Web site below, you will learn more about how alcohol can affect you and recognize the risks of consuming alcohol.

Link to explore : Alcohol Screening:


  • Start at the Alcohol Screening Web site.
  • Read through the "Tips for Teens."
  • Take notes as you read. When you are done reading, answer the questions below.
  • Finally, using the information from the link, write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper suggesting ways that underage drinking can be prevented in your community.

How does alcohol affect your self-control?
What does research show about the number of teens who are drinking?
What are some signs that a friend might have a drinking problem?
Why can't teens drink safely when their parents can?
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