Alcohol

You should never ever do this.

Alcohol Facts

  1. Alcohol can be deadly. If you drink a quart of vodka at one sitting, it can kill you( Drinking Games )
  2. Alcohol is a powerful depressant. It slows breathing and heart rate and lowers blood pressure.
  3. Once you drink, nothing sobers you up but time, one hour for each ounce of alcohol consumed ( whether a mixed drink, a can of beer, or a glass of wine).
  4. Alcohol- related car crashes are a leading causes of death of teenagers.

What happens when a person drinks alcohol?


  1. The first thing that happens is loss of judgement (this can happen with only one drink).
  2. Drinking and deciding to drive, or getting into a car with someone who has been drinking.
  3. Drinking and deciding to do something you later regret (have sex, do something physically dangerous, steal).
The next thing that happens when you drink is loss of coordination ( this can happen with two or three beers). It could mean;



  1. Getting into a car crash and hurting yourself or other people.
  2. Losing your balance and falling, or going swimming and drowning.
If you drink regularly ( like partying on weekends), drinking may interfere with your ability to cope with emotions. This means;



  1. Drinking every time you feel nervous in social situations ( party, date). Results: You don't learn how to feel less nervous without drinking.
  2. Drinking every time you feel angry, depressed, bored, or lonely. Results: You don't learn how to cope with these feelings without the aid of alcohol.
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