ALCOHOL

THINK BEFORE YOU TRY IT

HOW COULD ALCOHOL CHANGE YOUR LIFE?

Alcohol- related car crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers. Can you imagine one of your closest friends dying because of being stupid with alcohol?

BAD EFFECTS

Not only can alcohol cause car accidents, but it can cause bad changes in your body. When ever somebody drinks alcohol, it goes into their bloodstream. Alcohol also causes cancer, liver disease, high blood pressure, and weight gain.

INTOXICATION VS SOBER

When you are in a sober state, you are NOT under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Intoxication is completely different. This is when you drink enough alcohol to affect your brain.

VEHICULAR HOMICIDE

The felony crime of ending a life by driving recklessly or while under the influence of alcohol or other drugs.

RELAPSE

Have you ever had a bad habit of biting your nails, then decided to quit and then you started biting them again? Well this is what happens to alcoholics when they decide to give up alcohol, but then start drinking again. This is often know as a relapse. A relapse is when in recovery, to move backward or begin drinking again after a period of being sober.

Charcoal is the thick liquid that is swallowed to absorb large amounts of alcohol in the stomach

BE CAREFUL

Alcohol kills five times more people than cocaine, heroin, and other illegal drugs.