Research states that the earlier in age a person's drinking starts, the more likely that person will become dependent on alcohol and other drugs and become a drunk driver. * The brains of underage youth are more susceptible to damage from alcohol than adult brains. [...] is a strong correlation between youth alcohol use and violence, risky I sexual behavior, poor school performance, and suicide. * Compared with youth who wait until they are 21, youth who drink before age 15 are 12 times more likely to be unintentionally injured while under the influence of alcohol.
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