Addiction and substance abuse, Self help, Social issues
Examines how and why some teenagers become alcoholics, and discusses the ripple effect of teen alcoholism as well as treatment and preventative measures. Includes an overview of alcoholism as an addiction or a disease, and looks at its physiological, psychological,… and emotional dimensions. Both the individual and societal consequences of teen alcoholism are considered. Some descriptions of violence. For Senior High readers. 2004.