Alcohol travels through your bloodstream and can damage your brain, stomach, liver, kidneys and muscles



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While you’re a teen and in to your early 20's, you’re still growing and developing, and drug abuse during these years in particular can have a lasting impact. The brain is much more vulnerable to addiction during these years.


In small doses, some of the short-term effects

of alcohol are reduced tension and relaxation, but these are also accompanied by reduced inhibition, coordination, and reaction time


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Alcohol is a depressant derived from the fermentation of natural sugars in fruits, vegetables and grains. These are brewed and distilled into a wide range of beverages with various alcohol contents.