The social life of a teenager is full of new experiences. There’s a very good chance you’ll find yourself in situations where you have to make decisions about alcohol. Your friends might pressure you to do things your parents may not necessarily approve of.

So, what decisions do you make about alcohol?

The old saying ‘knowledge is power’ rings true in this situation. Knowing the facts about alcohol helps you make better decisions. Alcohol can easily affect your relationships and your ability to work and study. It’s important to know the dangers of alcohol and to have strategies that will help keep you safe. It can be hard to say ‘no’, especially if your friends are really putting the pressure on.

This section contains a range of information, tips and resources to help keep you safe during your teenage years.