Young People

Wanted To Drink

Growing up in South America, Anna was often offered tastes of alcohol at family gatherings when she was a small child, but even then she knew she wanted to drink. At age 13, she was able to buy a bottle of something and she drank...

The Dry Drunk Drinks

Jennifer didn’t begin drinking until 18 years of age. She comes from a family drinkers, and while she never drank, she now knows she was a “dry drunk” – an alcoholic who wasn’t drinking, even though she had never tasted alcohol...

Disappear

Josh ended his drinking at age 15. But his first drink was at age 8 or 9, when he and other kids discovered a stash of alcohol in their church basement. He loved it from the very first taste. He was able to acquire alcohol...

Good Night

Matt was a young drinker; so young, in fact, he got sober at age 19. He hails from a large family of alcoholics and spent his whole young life believing that alcoholism was a normal way of life. But it also caused him to feel...