Alcohol & the teenage brain

Alcohol and the teenage brain

Alcohol affects the teenage brain differently to the adult brain because it is still developing. The younger you are when you start drinking alcohol, the greater the risk of experiencing alcohol-related harms. Excessive use of alcohol during this period of brain development can also cause learning and memory problems.

Our Online shop now stocks Under Construction, a new animated DVD that shows the effects of alcohol use and risky drinking on the different areas of the developing brain, as well as the impact on behaviour. Under Construction is a great resource for teachers and youth workers to help demonstrate the effects of risky drinking to young people.

Read more or purchase this DVD from the ADF Online shop.