Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Drug and Alcohol Unit- Alcohol

1. True or False? Alcohol is a depressant. (Powerpoint)


2. How would you define "binge drinking"? (Powerpoint)


3. Is binge drinking a problem in Wisconsin?
http://www.channel3000.com/news/14135762/detail.html
or look at the map of the United States at the very bottom of this blog post.


Click on this link:
http://hansengeorge.blogspot.com/2012/01/alcoholism-effects-on-body.html 
and answer all three questions.
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Long-Term Effects of Alcoholism:
 View the slide-show or view the powerpoint on the Moodle page. List 4 long-term effects of alcoholism.
http://www.emedicinehealth.com/slideshow_pictures_alcohol_abuse_health_risks/article_em.htm
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Briefly describe the three stages of alcoholism. (Answers in the powerpoint)
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How to Spot a Problem Drinker (answers can be found either in the powerpoint or links below):
14. What is "CAGE"? 
http://www.alcohol-and-drug-guide.com/signs-of-alcoholism-CAGE.html


15. What is "TWEAK"? (Powerpoint or link)
http://alcoholism.about.com/od/tests/a/tweak.htm


16. How many people on average die every day as a result of drinking and driving? (Look at "The Real Effects of Drinking and Driving" infographic.


17. True or False? Early to mid-teens are more likely to develop alcohol dependency than people who start drinking at age 21 or older. (Powerpoint)


List three medications you should NEVER mix with alcohol. The combination could be deadly. (Powerpoint)
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Click to enlarge this image
How you will die from drunk driving






Drunk Driving by Car Insurance Comparison.org

Infographic by Criminal Justice Degree Schools

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