Real Life Teens is an unbiased and realistic look from the perspective of teens, at the wide variety of issues teens face today featuring young teenagers telling their real stories, in their own words. The series discusses significant issues in adolescent society and cuts through many barriers with its honest and relevant advice and information. This program discusses the effects and consequences of alcohol use. It outlines the effects that alcohol consumption has on the body and describes some of the health risks of short and long term use. The program also summarizes the reasons why teens may chose to drink and points them to people and organizations, which may be of help with substance abuse. Teens share their experience and advice with other teens. After completing the program, the student should have a better understanding of alcohol and its effect on the body, what alcohol dependency is and why a teen may chose to use alcohol.