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  • 1. ALCOHOL ABUSE
    By: Krista Huff
  • 2. ALCOHOL ABUSE (ALCOHOLISM) =
    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.
  • 3.
  • 4. WHEN TO STOP!
    Signs and Symptoms of Alcohol Abuse…
    • Confusion
    • 5. Hostility
    • 6. Lack of Control
    • 7. Nausea
    • 8. Vomiting
  • Signs of Serious Alcohol Abuse…
    When a person starts drinking alone,
    Hide their drinking from others,
    Or
    Make excuses to drink alcohol.
    Also if you use it to relax or to sleep,
    To be more comfortable in social situations,
    Or
    To forget about problems or stress.
  • 9. If you worry about when you will have the opportunityfor your next drink,
    Or
    Go to different stores to buy your alcohol
    Or
    Switch to stronger alcohol.
    Then Alcohol has become a serious problem.
  • 10. Alcohol Effects
    CNS(Central Nervous System)
    Killing of Brain cells
    Balance
    Blindness
    Delirium
    Hallucinations
    Liver
    Stomach
    Diabetes
    Cancer
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  • 13. Forms of Treatment
    Most Important thing is to STOP!
    If you cannot stop then you need to seek help from your doctor.
    Detoxification- which is withdrawal from alcohol under doctor supervision, while taking medications to lessen the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal.
  • 14. JUST SAY NO!