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Alcohol Unit

Alcohol Unit (7th Grade)

Why is alcohol considered a drug? Because it changes a person's physical & Emotional state.
What classification of drug is alcohol? Depressant
How does alcohol effect the mouth, throat, esophagus and stomach? It irritates it
How does alcohol effect the liver? It makes it work harder.
What is intoxication? Not having the normal use of mental faculties by reason of the introduction of alcohol into the body.
When does the process of INTOXICATION begin? With the first drink of alcohol, it begins to affect your brain.
WHAT ARE INHIBITIONS? Inhibitions keep us in control of our emotions and actions.
WHAT IS BAC? Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) is the amount of alcohol in the bloodstream.
What is the limit for someone age of 21 or older in the state of Indiana for their BAC and driving? .08
At what BAC will your reaction time be slowed? .02
What does ZERO TOLERANCE mean when pertaining to BAC? Any detectable amount of alcohol if you are under 21.
What are the three long term effects of the liver with alcohol use? Hepatitis Cirrhosis Liver Cancer
What long-term effects might alcohol have on the brain? Memory Loss Brain Damage Kills Brain cells Shrinks the brain
What does FASD stand for? Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
What long-term effects might alcohol have on a fetus? Small brain and problems with development
List the 4 stages of developing alcoholism: Problem Drinking Tolerance Dependence Alcoholism
What are some of the risk factors for becoming an alcoholic? Age Social Environment Genetics Risk-Taking Personality
List four ways a family can be affected by alcoholism: Unpredictable Behavior Financial Problems Violence/Abuse Neglect & Isolation
Who is Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) for? The Alcoholic
Who is Al-Anon for? Spouses of the Alcoholic
Alateen is for who? Teenagers who have an alcoholic parent
How are the skills needed for driving impaired by alcohol? Slow reaction time Affects your vision Makes you Drowsy Reduces your coordination Affects your judgement
DWI stands for what? Driving while Intoxicated with a BAC of .08 or higher
DUI stands for what? Driving under the influence, under the age of 21 with any alcohol in your system up to .08 of BAC
MIP stands for what? Minor In Possession, of alcohol
SADD stands for what? Students Against Drinking & Driving or "Students Against Destructive Decisions"
MADD stands for what? Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Created by: raydavis