By Gabriel Rosello, Independent Forum of Opinion

Alcohol takes you far away

Despite all the publicity campaigns against the consumption of drinks by young people, it is a paradox that a teenager can acquire, with impunity, a dose of a particular drug.

According to the data from the School Survey on drugs, the average age of onset of alcohol consumption is 13.7 years old.

Forty-six percent of schoolchildren between the ages of 14 and 18 state that they have been drunk at some point in their lives.

The number of young people between the ages of 15 and 29 years old who have been drunk before has increased from 22 percent to 44 percent in boys, and from 10 percent to 24 percent in girls, according to the data extracted from the National Plan on Drugs Survey.

On this note, a publicity campaign has been launched under the slogans reading, 'Alcohol fills gaps' and 'Talk to your children, information is prevention'.


Independent Forum of Opinion is a group of professionals (graduates in Chemistry, Medicine, Education, Agricultural Engineer, Civil Engineer, Professor Business, university professor, etc in Spain.