Drug Education Assesment Task Essays

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DRUG EDUCATION

Alcohol

PHYSICAL
EFFECTS OF
ALCOHOL…
Alcohol affects pretty well all parts of your body, the main causes of death from too much alcohol are damaged brains, heart, liver, immune system and pancreas.
Alcohol changes the way the brain looks and works. These disruptions can change mood and behaviour, and make it harder to think clearly and move normally.
Teenagers who take drugs and drink alcohol a lot often suffer from depression, weight loss, headaches and not being able to sleep.
Alcohol is worse for younger people because their bodies are still growing and alcohol damages your brain development and your bone development.

SHORT-TERM EFFECTS OF ALCOHOL:
Weird speech
Feeling sleepy
Vomiting
Upset stomach
Headaches
Breathing difficulties blurry vision and hearing
Decreased perception and coordination
Unconsciousness
Anaemia (loss of red blood cells)
Coma
Blackouts

LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF ALCOHOL:
Car crash, falls, burns, drowning
Family problems, broken relationships
Alcohol poisoning
High blood pressure, stroke, and other heart-related diseases
Liver disease
Nerve damage
Sexual problems
Permanent damage to the brain
Ulcers
Not getting enough food
Cancer of the mouth and throat

PHYSIOLOGICA
L (MENTAL)
EFFECTS OF
ALCOHOL…
The mental effects from alcohol depends on the person and how much they drink, if it is a normal amount there should be a little feeling of relaxation, which is why many people drink more and more ( to feel more relaxed.)
People who drink more heavily will most likely experience diseases in some parts of the body, blackouts, sexual problems and relationship problems which effect your mind by making you want to drink more and more and tricks your brain by making it think it will relax you.…