The Truth About Alcohol

By Dani Gragg Health 8th grade

Alcohol is...

Alchohol is a drug. It is a depressant.


Alcohol is made...

Alcohol is made by fermented, or rotted, fruits and grains. You wait until they make mind altering combinations.


Teens begin to use alcohol because...

Teens begin to use alcohol because it makes them look cool, their friends do, and it was always there and easily available.


Some short-term affects are...

It makes you throw up, get sick, achy, headaches, become dehydrated.


Blackout is...

Blackout is when you get so drunk you can't remember anything.


Some long-term effects are...

You can rot away your esophegeus lining, high blood pressure, destroyed brain, liver pain, aging, and short term memory, bone and muscle aches.


Some ways alcohol use affects your family is...

It can ruin your relationships, it can make them worry about you and your safety. It can ruin their reputation.


What is some good information that is needed to educate someone about the effects of alcohol.

some good information is, it isn't a symbol for a good time, it starts out as nothing but then it is everyday , it is nothing but misery, and it doesn't look cool and it isn't fun.