Binge Drinking What is it?
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Binge Drinking

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What is it?

Basically drinking a great deal of alcohol in a short period of time.

Technically - Binge

drinking is

a

pattern of alcohol consumption that brings the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level to 0.08% or more in a short period of time. This pattern of drinking alcohol usually in less than 2 hours, corresponds to:

5

or more drinks for men or

4 or more drinks

for

women

.

Source: https

://

ncadd.org/for-youth/underage-and-college

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Why do teens drink alcohol?

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Research says:

1

. Other People

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2. Popular media

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3. Escape and Self-Medication

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4. Boredom

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5. Rebellion

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6. Instant Gratification

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7. Lack of Confidence

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8. Misinformation

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Binge drinking

https://

www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTmWr-IOzb4

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What are the consequences of binge drinking?

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Short term effects of

binge drinking

Source:

http://www.intheknowzone.com/substance-abuse-topics/binge-drinking/short-term-effects.html

Hangover

-- headache, intense thirst, nausea, vomiting, extreme sensitivity to light and noise, blurry vision, shakiness, and exhaustion

Loss of consciousness

Falling or running into things, causing injury or death

Inability to make good

decisions

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So attractive!

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More short term effects

Getting

into trouble with authorities

Damaging property

Behaving

aggressively and getting into fights

Alcohol poisoning -- nausea and/or vomiting; can progress to unconsciousness, coma, or death

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More short term effects

Respiratory arrest

Choking to death on vomit

Sudden death from stroke

Increased

risk of drowning

Loss of reasoning ability, movement control, and reaction speed -- all of which make you deadly behind the wheel of a car

Ten

hours after you "sober up" your reasoning ability, movement control, and reaction speed are still limited!!

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_

N24LAHcu1I

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What can you do about it for

Your self?

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What can you do about it?

For

Your friends?