How does drinking, especially binge drinking, affect a teenager physically, socially, and psychologically? What are the short- and long-term effects? What are the direct and indirect consequences? Exploring the issue through the eyes of young people, this program takes an in-depth look at a major health threat and investigates the warning signs and consequences of drinking that has gotten out of hand. Topics include the effects of alcohol on the body, typical reasons for binge drinking, consequences of alcohol abuse, alcohol addiction, risks associated with binge drinking, and responsible behavior.