SAY "NO" TO ALCOHOL

Poster about alcohol abuse

THE FIRST TIME TRING ALCOHOL AND BEEING DRUNK

..............5.CLASS....................................... 7.CLASS

FIRST TIME.......BEEN DRUNK...... FIRST TIME.....BEEN DRUNK
8.7 YRS.......10,1 YRS............... 11.1 YRS........ 12.6 YRS

THOSE NUMBERS ARE AVERANGE AGE IN CLASSES.

WHY DOES TEENAGERS DRINK ALCOHOL AND GET DRUNK?

  • TO FEEL OLDER
  • TO FEEL MORE RELAXED
  • TO GET ALONG WITH PROBLEMS
  • TO FIT IN
  • OUT OF CURIOSITY

WHAT DO TEENAGERS THINK ABOUT GETTING DRUNK AND DRINKING ALCOHOL?

  • ALCOHOL MAKES EVERYTHING MORE FUN
  • ALCOHOL HELPS TO FEEL MORE RELAXED
  • ALCOHOL HELPS TO BE MORE FRIENDLY
  • ALCOHOL MAKES YOU HAPPY
  • ALCOHOL HELPS TO FORGET PROBLEMS

FACTS

  • 47% OF PEOPLE WHO STARTED DRINKING BEFORE AGE 14 ARE IN FUTURE ALCOHOLICS
  • ONLY 9% OF PEOPLE WHO STARTED DRINKING AFTER AGE OF 21 ARE ALCOHOLICS