Drinking alcohol is dangerous for kids and teens and sometimes for adults, too. There are many reasons why people turn to alcohol, and many reasons why they choose to get help. Some people choose to use alcohol because of pressure from family. Others feel peer pressure from friends. Some people simply want to experiment. There are also some that want to get away from a painful reality. Drinking alcohol can effects the person physical, behavior, economic, and hurting the people they love.
The first effects of alcoholism are physical. These are the most important because these can cause a person death. Many of people drink alcohol to loose weight. For example, drinking alcohol daily can cause the person to loose weight rapidly and lead them to anorexic. All these physical consequences could cause your death if you drink alcohol in mass quantities.
The second effects caused by alcoholism are behavior. At the beginning, alcohol makes you feel relaxed, but if you drink it in excess, it increases anxiety and causes depression. It also causes family and legal problems, violence, changes of behavior, suicide, among others. Alcohol is very powerful and alters all your normal behaviors.
The third effects of alcoholism are economic. Alcohol is not cheap. Once a person becomes an alcoholic they have trouble paying there bills and supporting there family. People do not think about the money and spend almost everything when they are drunk.
The fourth effects of alcoholism are hurting the people they love (family and friends). People with drinking problems can't stop drinking until they are ready to admit they have a problem and get help. This can leave family members and loved ones feeling helpless. The good news is there are many places to turn for help: a supportive adult, such as your guidance counselor, or a relative or older sibling will understand what you're going through.
In conclusion, the effects of alcoholism...