The Effect of Alcohol on Brain and Body

Alcohol kills more teenagers than all other drugs combined. It is a factor in the three leading causes of death among 15- to 24-year-olds: accidents, homicides and suicides.

The Foundation for a Drug-Free World reports: Youth who drink are 7.5 times more likely to use other illegal drugs and fifty times more likely to use cocaine than young people who never drink. One survey found that 32% of the heavy drinkers over 12 were also illegal drug users.

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  1. Worse than memory loss, chronic alcoholism leads to dementia, commonly known as “wet brain”. Add that to Alzheimer’s and the results are devastating. I’ve seen it.

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