And even though he was surrounded by
That night Adrian drank too much
Adrian Heideman went out partying with
On the nightolder than its th, about
And neither willofwho it coming2000
Adrian was October too
He neveryou until you.
Adrian still died. all
responsible people saw years7old. late. the
and partied too hard
dangers of alcohol
A Reality Check
What it is, how it affects us, and the
dangers associated with it
Short term effects, long term effects and
why its not as safe as everyone thinks
Serious issues related to their use
Alcohol: What is it?
The main ingredient contained in
alcoholic beverages is ethanol,
which can damage parts of the
body including the brain, nerves
and heart muscle.
Long-term use can lead to brain
damage, depression and death.
What is equal to what?
12 oz Beer = 4 oz Wine = 1 oz Liquor
The effects of Alcohol vary depending
on many factors
amount consumed in a given time period
drinker's size, sex, body build, and metabolism
type and amount of food in the stomach
On average, 3 to 4 drinks makes you legally
intoxicated and more importantly “impaired.”
7 or More Drinks in an hour can kill you
On average, 2 to 3 drinks makes you legally
6 or more drinks in an hour can kill you
Consequences of Drinking
Alcohol Poisoning = a trip to
Enloe Medical Center
Alcohol is the leading cause of death
among teenagers, because of traffic
16 % of teenagers have had “blackouts”
Teenagers who start drinking before age
15 are FOUR times as likely to become
alcohol dependent as those who begin at
MIP = Minor In Possession
Occurs when someone under 21 has an
open or unopened container of alcohol
The punishment in Chico is:
• Drivers License is revoked for 1 year
• Pay around $300 in fines
• Assigned 30 hours of community
service (picking up trash on the freeway)
DUI = Driving Under the Influence
If you are under 21 it is illegal to have a .01
Blood Alcohol Level (WHICH IS NOT EVEN
ONE DRINK). If you are caught you...
Get Jail Time
Get put on Probation
Attend Alcohol Classes
Have to pay HUGE fines sometimes upwards of
Signs someone may be in trouble
Cant talk clearly
Has passed out and will not wake up
Doesn’t respond to pain (pinch them)
Cold, clammy and sometimes bluish
What everyone thinks it is…
As safe as cigarettes.
Not addicting habit forming
Safe because its all natural
The Real Deal…
10 times worse for you than cigarettes
Not safe at all because it can be laced with other
Short Term Effects
Short term memory loss
Temporary loss of coordination & skill
Reduced or impaired comprehension
Long Term Effects
Loss of motivation & social inhibitions
Screws up your lungs, smokers cough
Paranoia, depression, other psychological
What is it?
MDMA ( a very powerful and serious drug)
Synthetic drug that is manufactured in laboratories
Almost always in a pill form
Increases heart rate & blood pressure
Puts holes in your brain
Severe depression & anxiety
Leads to Parkinson's disease later in life
What is it?
Type of mushrooms that grow on cow feces
Very powerful mind altering drug
Mushrooms are cut and dried then eaten
People often times have bad trips and end up
hurting themselves while on the drug
It’s a poison, it destroys the liver
Toxic affect of drinking 5 liters of Jack Daniels
Can kill a person very easily in minimal doses
What is it?
Man made chemical that causes very powerful
Usually dropped onto small pieces of paper and taken
orally (placed and absorbed on your tongue)
Alters chemical composition of the brain.
Very unpredictable outcome.
Does permanent damage to the brain.
And be careful
from the Chico State Marketing Association