There are a number of young people serving long term prison sentences because of a simple mistake. It’s important to teach the young people that anytime a decision is made that there will be some lingering effects.
If a good decision is made there will be positive lingering effects. And if a bad decision is made one can expect negative lingering effects.
The most craziest of “spur of the moment” actions taken by young people is parricide, the killing of one’s parents. This normally happens when a adolescence gets the thought of killing their parents planted in their mind. These spur of the moment actions can cause a lifetime of grief, and are often the result of impulsive behavior, which can be identified.