Alcohol

By: Kylee, Lily, and Porclynn

What is it?

A drug that slows down vital functions.

How is it used?

#To drink

#Burn it

#Wear it

#Clean with it

#Desolve it

What are "street names" for alcohol ?

* booze

* brew

* cold one

* chug

* juck

* giggle juice

What effects does alcohol have on the body

~ slurred speech

~ drowsiness

~ vomiting

~ diarrhea

~ breathing difficulties

How does alcohol harm the hody

. Liver disease

. High blood pressure

. Stroke

. Nerve damage

. Cancer of the mouth and throat

. Sexual problems

Five facts about alcohol

1. Many kids have their first drink at an early age, as young as 10 or 11 or even younger.

2. Alcohol is actually a depressant. That means it's a drug that slows down or depresses the brain.

3. Someone who drinks too much might throw up and could wake up the next day feeling awful- that's called a hangover.

4. Alcohol can damage a fetus at any stage of pregnancy, but it is most serious the first few months.

5. Alcohol kills more teenagers than all the other drugs combined. It is a factor in the three leading causes of death amount 15 to 24 years old: accidents, homicides, and suicides.

References

1. Kids health.org

2. Www.alchollandyou.org

3. The truth about alcohol

4. Alcohol street names and nicknames- casa palmers

5. Drug free wold.org