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Alcohol Education Workshop


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Alcohol Education Workshop

  1. 1. Alcohol Education Workshop Alcohol and Drug Education Programs
  2. 2. Overview• Alcohol Basics• Alcohol Poisoning• Types of Drinkers• Values Assessment• Healthy Decisions
  3. 3. is 1 standard drink?• Beer …12 oz• Wine …5-6 oz• 80 Proof Liquor …1.5 oz• Malt liquor or Ice beer …7 oz
  4. 4. is a…• 16 oz Keg Cup of Beer …1.4• 40 oz Beer …3.4• 16oz cup of Trash Can Punch …3-10+• Long Island Iced Tea …5
  5. 5. is too much?• Females – Consuming more than 4 drinks in 2 hours• Males – Consuming more than 5 drinks in 2 hours
  6. 6. Factors Affecting Alcohol Absorption• Weight• Sex• Drinking rate• Food• Medication• Carbonated Beverages
  7. 7. was your BAC?150 lb. Woman has 4 drinks over 2 hours: 0.135 BAC - 0.030 - 2 Hours since first drink 0.105 Actual BAC
  8. 8. BAC & DrivingIf You Drive With a BAC in Your Chances of Being KilledThis Range: in a Single-Vehicle Crash Are:0.02-0.04 1.4 times more likely0.05-0.09 11 times more likely0.10-0.14 48 times more likely0.15 and above 380 times more likelyThe designated driver has ZERO alcoholic drinks!
  9. 9. will it cost you?• Class C Misdemeanors: – MIP, DUI, PI, Open Container • Up to $500 fine, community service, alcohol awareness course, 180 days up to 1 year Driver’s License suspension• Class B Misdemeanor: – DWI • Up to $2000 fine, community service, 72 hour minimum confinement• Class A Misdemeanor: – Providing Alcohol to a Minor • Up to $4000 fine, up to 1 year in jail and 180 day driver’s license suspension
  10. 10. Happy Before Tolerance After Tolerance Sad Time Tolerance As a person drinks over a period of time, he or she may develop a tolerance to the effects of alcohol. Tolerance means a person will have to increase theamount of alcohol consumed in order to feel the effects the individual felt when they first started drinking. Your BAC per Drink does NOT Change with Increased Tolerance
  11. 11. Caring for an Intoxicated FriendDO’s: DO NOT’s:• Stay with them at all times • Let them drive• Reassure them • Give them food, coffee,• Keep them warm aspirin, or other drugs• Bacchus Maneuver • Induce vomiting• Give them water • Let them take a cold shower • Let them “burn the booze” by exercising
  12. 12. Alcohol and Energy Drinks• Both are diuretics• Mixing the two can boost heart rate and blood pressure• Mixing the two can mask a person’s level of intoxication – Increases likelihood of hangovers – Causes tendency to drink for longer periods of time – Contributes to higher intoxication levels Caffeine and alcohol are a dangerous combination of a heavy stimulant meets a heavy depressant.
  13. 13. Drinking and Hooking Up• 90% of acquaintance rapes involve alcohol• Alcohol lowers inhibitions and may make people more sociable, likely to flirt, engage in risky behaviors, and do things they wouldn’t do if sober.• Alcohol is the number one date rape drug used on college campuses.• Other predatory drugs are hard to detect and mimic the signs of severe intoxication• Every time you engage in sexual activity you must have consent.If you are intoxicated, you cannot give consent for sex.
  14. 14. is a picture worth?
  15. 15. Sober Buzzed Legally Intoxicated Memory Loss Alcohol Poisoning
  16. 16. Alcohol Poisoning• Vomiting without waking up• Unconscious and unresponsive• Fever or Chill• Poor awareness of surroundings• Difficulty standing or walking• Slow or irregular breathing• Blue Gums or fingernail beds• Cold, bluish, or clammy skin See any 1 of these signs? CALL 911!
  17. 17. Which type of drinker are you?• Social Users: Most people who drink do so responsibly and with little or no risk – No need for change• Substance Abusers: Some people who drink alcohol and/or use drugs do so irresponsibly and at some risk to themselves or others – Change substance using attitudes and behavior• Alcoholics: A small percentage of people who drink alcohol become dependent – Need to abstain completely
  18. 18. Values Assessment• What’s Important to you?
  19. 19. you drink is up to you• What are some healthy alternatives to drinking?• What are some ways you can say no when others are pressuring you to drink?
  20. 20. Healthy Decisions If you choose to drink, there are a variety of things that you can do to make sure you are drinking in a responsible manner.• Have a plan • Designate a SOBER driver• Sip your drink • Drink water• Cultivate taste • Watch your drink• Set a limit and stick to it • Stay in groups• Measure your drinks • Know when to say no• Eat protein • 0-1-3 Rule
  21. 21. QUESTIONS?
  22. 22. Homework!• E-TAP assessment & questions• Drinking chart & questions• YOU MUST BRING YOUR COMPLETED HOMEWORK TO YOUR FOLLOW UP MEETING!