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Abuse – By. Victoria Nieto
the Power Point
the end of the powerpoint there will be a set of questions. Answer the
questions in complete sentences in a separate sheet of paper and submit your
responses to Mr.Caldara by email
sending the email make it clear to what your submit for example in the
subject box for sending the email write DDR completion
is alcohol ?
is a substance consumed as a drink
alcohol is known as Booze, Sauce, Brews, Hard Stuff , Brewskis, Hooch ,and
the United States it is legal for adults over the age of 21
is binge drinking ?
drinking is considered when a person consumes 5 or more drinks over a two
addicted to drinking may want to stop but won’t be able to on their own
drinking can develop alcoholism
does alcohol affect your brain ?
brain is your body’s control center ,when the brain becomes impaired by
alcohol, its function becomes slowed down
walking, blurred vision , slurred speech, slowed reaction times , and
is a central nervous depressant
of intoxication can be clearly observed by poor limb coordination and
drinking over a long period of time can shrink brain volume
drinkers can speed up memory loss at an early age
does alcohol affect your body ?
can damage every organ in your body
can be absorbed through your bloodstream and can increase risk for life
threatening diseases such as cancer
of heavy drinking can cause stomach pain because of alcohol and acid build
up in the stomach
drinking can lead to diarrhea which can lead into a long term problem
also increases the chance of getting heart burn
cause liver disease
of drinking alcohol
cause injuries such as car crashes, falls, drowning, and burns
in violence, homicide, suicide, sexual assault, and intimate partner
cause miscarriags, fetal alcohol, spectrum disorders among pregnant women
can die from abusing too much alcohol by alcohol poisoning
As Young Marines we are to show and live a drug free lifestyle. Alcohol is a
common household item which can be abused. If you are a minor, you should not be
consuming alcohol. Alcohol is legal to drink, in the United States, by the age
of 21. Some Young Marines are in middle school or high school where drugs are
more commonly available. You may have friends that start getting into doing
drugs, but it's best to stay out of it yourself and help your friends to stop
the consumption of drugs. Alcohol Is a drug which you can become easily
addicted. As with every other drug once, you don’t always feel that nice
‘’booze’’ affect, you will go on to the next drug and so forth. Your body is a
temple so you should take care of it. If anyone offers you a drink, nicely
decline it. If someone is peer pressuring, you should walk away and tell an
adult. Even if other people are doing it to be ‘’cool’’, the end result isn’t
1. What is binge drinking ?
2. What are some short term effects of drinking ?
3. What are some long term effects of consuming alcohol ?
4. What effects can alcohol have on your brain and body ?
5. What age is it legal to drink alcohol in the United states ?
6. List 3 names of what alcohol is known as.
7. Write 3 or more complete statements about the video that you have learned.