As a parent there are so many risks from which we try to protect our teens. Alcohol use is one of those risks that can be hard to understand.
There has been a good deal of study on this issue and there are several risks. Aside from the fact that underage drinking is illegal, it poses a high risk to both the individual and society.
*Drinking and Driving-Most parents know that automobile crashes are the leading cause of death among youth ages 15 to 20.