Alcohol and Energy Drinks
Some facts, where to get help if affected, and more!
Facts About Energy Drinks
-Contains high amounts of sugar
-The top best selling energy drinks are Red Bull, Monster & Rockstar
-There is roughly the same amount of caffeine in energy drinks than there is coffee
-20,783 emergency room visits involved energy drinks
Facts About Alcohol
-Every year in the U.S. about 5,000 people under the age of 21 die from an alcohol-related incident
-70% of 18 year old's admit to consuming alcohol at least once
-Binge drinking is when a great amount of alcohol is consumed within a short period of time (Men - 5 or more drinks within 2 hours, Women - 4 or more drinks within 2 hours)
-Men are more likely to over-drink and be involved in alcohol-related accidents than women
How to Avoid It
-Remember that at the end of the day you can end up either dead or in the hospital!
-If you aren't good at saying "No!' don't put yourself in a situation where these substances will be available to you (ex. bars, clubs, college/high school parties etc.)