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Drinking Tips 101
If you are 21 and Over and plan on drinking, here are some things you need to know…
Tips for Moderate Drinking
set a liquor limit.
Tell yourself you will not drink during the week, or that you'll have no more than one drink a day.
Keep track of your drinking (save bottle caps or keep a tally).
Drink familiar drinks.
When you are drinking, take breaks between drinks.
Avoid drinking games, you'll end up drinking more alcohol, more quickly than your body can handle.
alternate alcoholic beverages with non-alcoholic drinks,
Like soda, juice, or water.
Eat while drinking and Don’t drink on empty stomach
Volunteer to be the designated driver.
Never drink and drive
Drink in familiar places with familiar people
Use the buddy system
Most Common Effects of Alcohol
Lowered InhibitionsImpaired Thinking SkillsIncreased Body TemperatureImpaired physical performance/coordinationDiseases and Bodily DamageCirrhosis of the LiverBrain FunctionDelirium TremensDeath HangoversEnergyIncreased Physical Tolerance
Long-term Effects of Alcohol
How much is too much?
Standard Drink Sizes
Do You Know the Signs of Alcohol POISONING?
If you observe any ONE of these signs, call 911 immediately. Monitor the person closely while you wait.
ABC’s of Alcohol Poisoning
A = Arousal
B = Breathing
C = Color / Clammy
D = Discuss
Fatal Alcohol Poisoning
A person who drinks to the point of passing out can die if the concentration of alcohol in his or her bloodstream reaches a toxic level.