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Alcohol is the most abused drug among pre-teens and teens. Even occasional intoxication can be lethal. It is considered a gateway drug and could lead to other substance abuse. Alcohol is linked to a variety of risky behaviors such as: crime, serious violence, early sexual activity, and drunk driving.
 

 

Last Updated
5/11/2013
Source
A Minute for Kids
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