The affects of alcohol!!!

(short-term, long-term, and how to prevent it.)

Short-term affects:

Slurred speech, drowsiness, vomiting, diarrhea, headaches, upset stomach, distorted hearing/vision, difficulty breathing, impaired judgment, decreased perception and coordination, unconsciousness, anemia, coma, and blackouts.

Long-term affects:

Binge drinking, unintentional injuries such as car crash, burn, drowning, and falls, intentional injuries such as fire arm injuries, sexual assault, and domestic violence, loss of productivity, family problems, bad relationships, alcohol poisoning, high blood pressure, liver disease, nerve damage, and sexual problems.

How to prevent all of this!

Don't be afraid to say no!, avoid negative peer pressure, make connections to your parents, be educated about alcohol and drugs, and finally, speak up and take control!