Alcohol can lead to:
-Loss of control
-Blurred or double vision
-Loss of consciousness
-Also slow reactions like driving
-Cycling and operating machinery
Including social problems like domestic violence ad violent crimes
LONG TERM USE OF ALCOHOL
-Physical illnesses such as:
-And heart disease
Alcohol will also reduce a person’s sensitivity to pain,so you might injure your self while on alcohol and not feel the pain until the alcohol wears off.
-Booze, Bevy, Brew, Cold one, gargle, giggle juice, juice, souce, Wahoo juice, liquor, drinks, cocktails, highball, night caps, moonshine, White lightning, hooch, Barley sandwiches, Porch climber, Beverage, corn, Do it huid, Fine Water, Goof, Jack, Mouth Wash, Panther Sweat.
*More than 100,000 US deaths are caused by drinking a lot of alcohol each year. Direct and indirect courses of death include drunk driving, cirrhosis of the liver, falls, cancer, and stroke.
*At least once a year an estimated 74%of male drinkers and 72% of female drinkers ages 21 and older go up the guidelines for low risk drinking.
*Nearly 14 million Americans meet diagnostic criteria for alcohol use disorders.
*More than 18%of Americans experience alcohol abuse or alcohol dependence at sometime in their lives.
*Traffic crashes are the greatest single cause of death for person’s ages 6-33. About 45% of these fatalities are in alcohol related crashes.
*Underage drinking cost the United states more than 58 billion a year, enough to buy every public school student a state-of- the- art computer.
A lot of research has been done to find a reason why people drink alcohol. The following answers came:
*Like the taste
*Feel at ease
*To get intoxicated
*To get drunk
*Because every body is doing it
*To forget problems
*Or to relive stress or fatigue
These were some reasons why people drink alcohol
HOW IT EFFECTS YOUR FAMILY
*Destroys trust –child abuse 2/3 cases involve alcohol
*Isolations –Family avoids friends hide problems, cover up for drinker
*Safety – fires and other accidents more likely
*Anger and rage may be express violently or may be harbored internally
*Denial –deny that they have a problem