MM4320_Underage Drinking

Talk It Out: Underage Drinking Dangers and Consequences



The program starts off with an explanation of what alcohol is, how it’s produced, and its role as a celebratory beverage in our society.  Students will come to understand the reasons alcohol is illegal to consume for persons under the age of twenty-one.  The video delves into the immediate effects of alcohol consumption on blood circulation and breathing.  Viewers will learn alcohol sedates the central nervous system and how it impacts parts of the brain responsible for emotion and behavior.  The program explores the negative effects of alcohol abuse and addiction on a person, family and the community.  In the end, students will come to understand that the decisions they make about alcohol will influence their health, grades, relationships,, career and their freedom.

Learning Objectives:

• understand alcohol is drug that can be addictive

• learn that alcohol is legal to consume for adults 21 years of age and up   

• understand the short term effects of alcohol and long term effects of alcohol abuse

• recognize the negative impact of alcoholism on individuals, families and society

Grades 7 to 12

Item# MM4320

Running Time: 13 Minutes

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