Mental Health Challenges People with mental health issues like anxiety and depression also tend to be at greater risk for developing alcoholism. It is easy to turn to alcohol as a crutch when feeling stressed, but those with an anxiety disorder may turn to alcohol more and more, and that can eventually lead to an addiction. Peer Pressure Teens often feel stress from peer pressure to try alcohol at parties. While alcohol can provide an immediate reduction in stress, the effect is temporary, and continued alcohol use can quickly lead to dependency and addiction. The alcohol can create chemical changes
Trying alcohol at a party can rapidly turn into a regular habit and negatively affect the user.
What is Alcohol Addiction?
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