Drinking, smoking and drugs all harm your body in different ways. People die every year from drinking too much, the diseases caused by cigarettes and using too many drugs. As well, when people drink too much or use drugs, they may do things that end up seriously hurting themselves. Especially when it comes to sex, alcohol and drugs can let us feel its okay to do things we would never do if we were sober.
Choosing to respect yourself includes taking care of your body.
You should think about how much you drink, smoke or do drugs, and whether or not it is something you feel good about.
The links below will give you more information about the effects that drinking, smoking and drugs have on the body. If you decide to reduce how much you drink, smoke or use drugs, or quit all together, these are some links that can help you: