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    • By: Haley, Riquel, and Ryan
      ALCOHOL!!
    • History of alcohol
      Historians believed that the first bottle of alcohol was created as far back as 10,000 BC
      6,000 years after Egyptians showed wine and beer as a common part of life
      They believed that their god invented beer and made it a part of their daily life
      It was used for medication and nutrition
      It was drank at funerals
      They stored alcohol in a dead man’s tomb to be drank in the after life
      It was made in the development of several countries and societies
      Muslim scientists were the first to separate ethanol
    • Classification
      What is the drug classification of alcohol?
      Considered a ‘downer’ (Depressant)/sedative
      Tequila is an ‘upper’ (Stimulant)
      It’s made from Mescaline Cactus plant
      Classification of alcohol
      A drug
      Central nervous system depressant
      Makes you feel happy (lifted)
    • Nicknames
      Booze
      Brew
      Cold one
      Juice
      Sauce
      Vino
      Hard stuff
    • How alcohol affect the body
      Can cause blood clouts
      Cancer in the esophagus and the mouth
      Intense vomiting can tear the esophagus
      Can cause high blood pressure
      Heart disease
      Heart failure
      Can cause osteoporosis
      Muscle atrophy (causes sharp pain and weakness)
      Heavy drinking can cause kidney failure
      Cirrhosis which is build up of scar tissue that changes the structure of the liver and blocks blood flow
      Can cause pneumonia and yours lungs to collapse
      Reduces the amount of digestive enzymes
      Can damage cells lining the stomach and intestine
      Can irritate your stomach
    • Illegal or legal?
      Illegal
      Legal
      Drinking and driving
      Parks
      walking down the street
      If not drank responsibly
      If drank on your property
      In designated areas
    • Dangers: long and short term affects of alcohol use
      Short Term
      Misjudgment
      Throw up
      Hangover
      Fatigue
      Confusion
      Behavior change
      Slurred speech
      Could loose certain parts of your memory
      Vulnerable (weak, helpless, defenseless)
      Long Term
      Alcohol poisoning
      Coma
      Death
      Liver damage
      Serious injuries
      Alcohol relater heart disease
      Cancer
      Increase of alcohol tolerance
    • Common treatments for addiction
      Go to rehab
      Go to therapy
      Rely on self-help programs
      Most people have friends or family who help them when they are addicted
      To stay sober for a long period of time you must identify what caused the addiction in the first place and change what you can
      To become completely sober it takes a lot of commitment and support
    • Resources
      http://www.bloodalcohol.info/how-alcohol-affects-your-body.php#alcohol-liver
      http://www.about-alcohol-info.com/Effects_of_Alcohol.html
      http://alcohol.sa.ucsb.edu/Students/InfoAlcoholnDrug/DrugClassifications.aspx
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Short-term_effects_of_alcohol
      http://www.about-alcohol-info.com/Effects_of_Alcohol.html
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long-term_effects_of_alcohol
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blood_alcohol_content
      http://helpguide.org/mental/alcohol_abuse_alcoholism_signs_effects_treatment.htm
      http://www.michaelshouse.com/alcohol-treatment/history-of-alcohol.html