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The UK seems to have a much worse problem with teenaged alcoholism In the UK kids start to drink before the teen years at about age 11 Six out of 10 boys drink and 50 of girls do the numbers have continued to rise since the numbers fell in 2000 Kids pick up drinking from their parents and from the people hang around with and the availability of the drug The US has one of the biggest variety and quantity of alcohol The definition of alcoholism is a primary and chronic disease with genetic phycological and environmental factors influencing the development and manifestations of uncontrollable alcohol use this definition sees alcoholism as a disease In both the UK and the US there are legal drinking ages In America its 21 But in the UK it is 16 So I turn 16 in June this year If I lived over there in the UK I could go out and get myself a couple shots of Five Star and its no big deal with my dinner of course Over there in the UK there are teenaged drunks who are 11 years old Twenty percent of them drink as much as 93 units a week That is 93 40oz bottles of 50 proof liquor Now I really know I aint no drunk cause I could never drink 93 bottles of 50 proof I aint got it in me Most American teens I know drink probably once a week You know were mostly party drinkers We drink at the party get drunk have a good time go home sober up a little Drink a few more sober up then go to school my Monday mourning partly in a hangover but well enough to walk Well from what I have read about these UK kids I guess they drink every night Kids getting suspended from school Well more then half are suspended for being drunk at school or drinking
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