Alcohol is a causal factor for almost 60 medical conditions like stomach cancer, depression, high blood pressure, cirrhosis of the liver, etc. A report states that over 42.4% of the adolescents are undergoing treatment for alcohol addiction, and 39% of the youngsters above the age of 18 years are undergoing the same treatment. The main reason for adolescent drinking is the emotional, dramatic, physical, and lifestyle changes because of puberty and increased independence.
Apart from this, they start to drink, but under peer pressure, they resort to harmful drinking too or get addicted to alcohol in the long run. This has even led to death in accidents or because of trips and falls.