Part of The Truth About Series. Today's youth face many difficult situations and issues and in order to make wise choices they must be equipped with up-to-date knowledge that helps them understand the consequences of making uniformed decisions. This volume focuses on alcohol and is presented in a straight-forward, nonjudgemental, non-confrontational manner. Along with information and ideas, the book includes these features: a Question and Answer section, A Teens Speak section, a Did You know section and a Fact or Fiction section. There are also illustrative and informative tables, charts, graphs and a glossary. According to a recent survey, roughly 30 percent of persons aged 12 to 20 reported they had drunk alcohol in the previous month. Roughly 20 percent are binge drinkers. The Truth About Alcohol covers binge drinking, the prevalence of drinking in college, drunk driving, underage drinking, dealing with alcohol abuse in families, and seeking help and treatment.