Alcohol and Other Drug Use

Jaide & AJ

6 Risk Behaviors

1. Fatigue

2. Glazed eyes

3. Lasting cough

4. Personality change

5. Low self- esteem

6. Depression

How to Prevent Alcohol & Drug Use

- Support state, tribal, local and territorial implemation and enforcement of alcohol control policies.

- Create environments that empower no drug or alcohol use.

- Identify alcohol and other drug abuse disorders early and provide brief intervention, referral and treatment.

- Reduce innapropriate access to and use of perscripon drugs.

- Avoid binge drinking, use of illicit drugs, or the misuse of perscription medications and, as needed seek help from their clinician for substance abuse of perscriptions.

- Safely store and properly dispose of perscription medications and not share perscription drugs with others.

- Avoid driving if drinking alcohol or after taking any drug, (illicit, perscription, or over the counter), that can alter their ability to operates motor vehicle.

- Refrain from supplying underage youth with alcohol and ensure that youth cannot access alcohol in their home.

- Don't go to parties or out somewhere that have alcohol or drugs in use.

- Know the outcomes of what will happen if you drink or use drugs.