Even though it is legal for people over 21, alcohol is a harmful, dangerous drug. It can seem at times that "everyone" drinks, even that "everyone" drinks a lot. But these are myths. There are plenty of people who don’t drink at all, and the vast majority of people do not drink heavily.
Binge drinking is irresponsible, heavy drinking that often comes under the disguise of fun and games. Binge drinking is terribly dangerous to the drinker and to people around him or her. Binge drinkers:
It is possible to be a responsible drinker after age 21, but it means paying attention to drinking behavior. Adults who do drink responsibly have a few key things in common:
Take some time and check out this site on binge drinking. It's packed full of information and images that can help you make informed, healthy decisions. When you're finished surfing, you can see how much you've learned by taking our interactive quiz.. You might be surprised at how well you do.
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