Drug and alcohol abuse. It surrounds individuals on a daily basis and unfortunately can be introduced into children's lives at younger ages than we would enjoy. While some children are just reminded it exists, some dabble in the use of drugs or alcohol before they enter middle school or high school. In many high school surveys, many students admitted that they have drank alcohol before the legal age of 21. The problem in today’s society regarding the drinking of alcohol is that the laws restricting it do not do their jobs when it comes to the world’s children. Even though the legal drinking age in the U.S. is 21, young adults will get fake ids, steal liquor from friends or family, or pay individuals old enough to purchase alcohol to get it for them. By teaching children the facts while they are young, we might be able to help reduce this problem.