Alcohol abuse

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Alcohol abuse

  1. 1. ALCOHOL ABUSE<br />By: Krista Huff<br />
  2. 2. ALCOHOL ABUSE (ALCOHOLISM) = <br />When a person drinks alcoholic beverages to the point of addiction, and to the point that it negatively affects their physical health, mental health, family, and job responsibilities. <br />
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  4. 4. WHEN TO STOP!<br />Signs and Symptoms of Alcohol Abuse…<br /><ul><li>Confusion
  5. 5. Hostility
  6. 6. Lack of Control
  7. 7. Nausea
  8. 8. Vomiting</li></li></ul><li>Signs of Serious Alcohol Abuse…<br />When a person starts drinking alone,<br />Hide their drinking from others,<br />Or<br />Make excuses to drink alcohol.<br />Also if you use it to relax or to sleep,<br />To be more comfortable in social situations,<br />Or<br />To forget about problems or stress.<br />
  9. 9. If you worry about when you will have the opportunityfor your next drink,<br />Or<br />Go to different stores to buy your alcohol<br />Or <br />Switch to stronger alcohol.<br />Then Alcohol has become a serious problem.<br />
  10. 10. Alcohol Effects<br />CNS(Central Nervous System)<br />Killing of Brain cells<br />Balance<br />Blindness<br />Delirium<br />Hallucinations<br />Liver<br />Stomach<br />Diabetes<br />Cancer <br />
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  13. 13. Forms of Treatment<br />Most Important thing is to STOP!<br />If you cannot stop then you need to seek help from your doctor.<br />Detoxification- which is withdrawal from alcohol under doctor supervision, while taking medications to lessen the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal. <br />
  14. 14. JUST SAY NO!<br />

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