• People can get addicted to alcohol over acertain period of time.• When some people drink alcohol it makesthem feel good.• The person drinking it needs more and moreof it because of the chemical in alcohol.• Over more time alcohol can make people feelgood.
What is in alcohol• Alcohol is a clear drink that is made fromcorn, barley, grain, rye or beveragecontaining, whiskey. When a person drinksalcohol 20% is absorbed by the blood cells.
• Alcohol Abuse among teens is a very common problem.*• Almost 80% of high school students report drinkingalcohol .• Over 40% of students report of trying alcohol by the eighthgrade.• The effects of alcohol abuse on teens can lead to seriousproblems now and later in life.*• Alcohol gets addicting*• Around 600,000 people drink and drive*• About half of American alcoholics die a year
A chart of the people who died fromdrinking alcohol
Facts• Alcohol abuse means bad things likedangerous drinking habits.*• You can’t quit drinking or control how muchyou drink*• Drinkers will feel relaxed, talkative, and otherfeelings.*• When you drink you may do things you aren’texpected to do.*• If you choose to drink, you may not stop.*
What People Are Doing to Help StopAlcohol Abuse• People are telling people to stop drinking.*• People sit with them at all times and watchthem.*• They also tell them to go on a drinking diet.*• They tell them to stay away from drinkers.*• They tell them they are going to die fromdrinking.*• They are showing people with drinking problems,pictures of what happens when people drink.*