Question and answer
how south african teenagers can reduce, avoid, or overcoming risky and unsafe lifestyle behaviour ragarding substance abuse:Alcohol?
There are many ways that you can reduce the effects of alcohol abuse on teenagers, in South Africa and all over the world. [ [ Alcohol abuse can be incredibly damaging to a person, both emotionally, mentally and physically, meaning that it needs to be nipped in the bud as soon as is possible, before they start becoming addicted. Here are some ways to help someone who you fear may be getting
into the lifestyle of an alcohol abuser: Distract them People that become alcoholics are usually feeling very down about something, or just completely unsatisfied with their lives. If this seems to be the case with the people that you are trying to help, it may be an idea to try and distract them from their problems by taking them out for fun days or teaching them a new skill. Try to get them involved with a new hobby, to show them that they can find a new direction in life and don't always need to turn to drink for happiness. This also counts for young people who are just bored due to the lack of social opportunities in their home town, meaning that they turn to drink for entertainment. Talk to them, when they're sober When the person is sober, try talking to them about their problems. It is rare for a person to develop an addiction to alcohol without them having an underlying problem which relates to it. Once this problem has been found and addressed, you may find it easier to help them sort the problem out and move on from it, leaving the alcoholism behind. Try to avoid this discussion when the person is under the influence of alcohol, as they will be more likely to lash out or become emotional, especially if they are a very guarded person. ] ]
Expert answered|cham718|Points 334|
Question
Asked 8/15/2012 3:12:41 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
25,628,278 questions answered
Popular Conversations
Which of these muscle cell types contracts the ...
Weegy: Cardiac muscle is one of three major types of muscle, the others being skeletal and smooth muscle. These three ...
6/26/2016 10:44:47 PM| 2 Answers
Which of the following terms could be applied to the United States ...
Weegy: Free press could be applied to the U.S. during the Cold War. User: Which of the following technologies was ...
6/27/2016 10:20:16 AM| 2 Answers
The Joint Information System is:
6/26/2016 3:25:16 AM| 1 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
P
L
Points 900 [Total 1561] Ratings 2 Comments 880 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 344 [Total 705] Ratings 2 Comments 324 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
P
P
P
Points 156 [Total 3699] Ratings 0 Comments 156 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 137 [Total 418] Ratings 0 Comments 137 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 127 [Total 179] Ratings 0 Comments 127 Invitations 0 Offline
S
P
1
Points 107 [Total 852] Ratings 3 Comments 57 Invitations 2 Offline
S
Points 76 [Total 151] Ratings 0 Comments 76 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
Points 76 [Total 4196] Ratings 0 Comments 76 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 40 [Total 50] Ratings 1 Comments 30 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 32 [Total 139] Ratings 0 Comments 32 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.