Alcohol Abuse Psa

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Alcohol Abuse Psa

  1. 1. Alcohol kills more teens annually than all other drugs combined.
  2. 2. It is a factor in the three leading causes of death in the 15-24 age group in the U.S. —accidents, homicides and suicides.
  3. 3. Binge drinking and chronic alcohol use are also associated with many health problems.
  4. 4. Short-term effects: Slurred speech
  5. 5. Short-term effects: Vomiting
  6. 6. Short-term effects: Drowsiness
  7. 7. Short-term effects: Distorted vision, hearing and coordination
  8. 8. Short-term effects: Impaired judgment
  9. 9. Short-term effects: Headaches
  10. 10. Short-term effects: Breathing difficulties
  11. 11. Short-term effects: Poor perception and coordination
  12. 12. Short-term effects: Unconsciousness
  13. 13. Short-term effects: Coma
  14. 14. Long-term effects: Unintentional injury (e.g., car crashes, falls, burns, drowning)
  15. 15. Long-term effects: Intentional injury (e.g., firearm injuries, sexual assault, domestic violence)
  16. 16. Long-term effects: Broken relationships
  17. 17. Long-term effects: High blood pressure and strokes
  18. 18. Long-term effects: Liver disease
  19. 19. Long-term effects: Brain and nerve damage
  20. 20. Long-term effects: Sexual dysfunction
  21. 21. Long-term effects: Ulcers
  22. 22. Long-term effects: Gastritis (inflammation of stomach walls)
  23. 23. Long-term effects: Malnutrition
  24. 24. Long-term effects: Cancer of the mouth and throat
  25. 25. Do you want to experience any of these?
  26. 26. They think drugs are a solution. But eventually, the drugs become the problem.
  27. 27. They think alcohol is a solution.
  28. 28. But eventually, the alcohol becomes the problem.

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