Alcohol is Bad!

What is it?

Alcohol is a depressant, meaning it slows down vital functions resulting in slurred speech, unsteady movement, disturbed perceptions and an inability to react quickly

How is the drug used?

You drink it and it makes you drunk.

3 street names of the drug.

Brews, bull ice, Big bear.

Short term Effects

Slurred speech, drowsiness, headaches

Long Term Effects

Increased injuries such as firearm injuries

liver disease

sexual problems

4 Facts/ Statistics about the drug

1.Alcohol kills more teenagers than all other drugs combined

of 3.9 million Americans who received treatment for a substance abuse problem in 2005

2.There are 1.4 million drunk driving arrest in the us every year.

3.36% of all traffic deaths involved alcohol in 2005