圖片Mounting evidence in the past decades has changed our understanding of alcohol and its effect on health and society. We now know that alcohol is a toxic substance,which causes more than 200 diseases, exerting both immediate and long-term effects on health. Because of young people’s biological and psychological vulnerability, is more likely to cause damage to memory, learning, emotional and social wellbeing:



Drinking is harmful to youths’ brain development

 

Research shows that:

 

Excessive drinking can cause death

 

Binge drinking

Alcohol poisoning

 

Alcohol can lead to weight gain

 
 

Furthermore, alcohol is a cancer-causing agent. For better physical and mental health, young people should keep clear of alcohol.