Ok. So you may think that underage drinking is nothing new. It happens in hundreds of countries all the time! So whats the big deal? Well there is a huge binge drinking problem amongst people who are legally allowed to drink which is bad enough but when children as young as 12 are being admitted into hospital for alcohol poisoning there is something seriously wrong. Why are these children turning to damaging their still growing bodies through alcohol abuse?
I personally think that it is because a lot of teenagers feel that they have nowhere to go or nothing to do and so they hang around and get drunk. I feel the government should put money into establishing more activity centres for young adults instead of putting a proposed £25 bn into replacing our nuclear defences. As you can tell this is an issue that I find very important and so I hope you will find the following article interesting.