Alcohol, Other Drugs And Risk-Taking -- What Young People Should Know
Helps young people understand how using alcohol and other drugs can reduce their ability to discern and avoid risky behavior. Explains how drugs harm mind and body, impair judgment, and affect motor skills. Examines the dangers of impaired driving, the contribution of alcohol and other drugs to violent acts and other crimes, and the increased likelihood of having unprotected sex and the consequences that can result. Urges readers to avoid drug use, gives advice on resisting peer pressure, and lists sources of help. 16 pages, 5 1/2" x 8"