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Alcohol Awareness Education

National Alcohol Awareness Month

April is also National Alcohol Awareness Month, and the 2015 theme is For the Health of It: Early Education on Alcoholism and Addiction.

The 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health showed that kids use alcohol more than all other drugs combined, so teach your kids alcohol safety now!

Kids and Alcohol

 

To stay healthy, drink alcohol only in moderation. That means no more than 1 drink for women and 2 for men.

Drinking in Moderation

 

Did you know 1 drink is a 12-oz bottle of beer, 5-oz glass of wine, or 1.5-oz shot of liquor? Always know how much you’re actually drinking.

Can You Recognize a Serving of Alcohol?

 

Never drink and drive! Alcohol slows reaction time and impairs your judgment and coordination.

Never Drink and Drive

 

Binge drinking is a pattern of drinking 5 or more drinks for men and 4 or more for women in about 2 hours. Are you abusing alcohol?

Binge Drinking

 

Drinking alcohol when you’re young increases the risk of death and injury and makes you more likely to abuse it.

Drinking too much too fast can actually kill you. Know the signs of alcohol poisoning.

The Danger of Alcohol Poisoning