Get Smart About Alcohol

Get Smart About Alcohol

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Learn the basic facts behind alcohol, including its history, its legitimate uses and legal status, signs of addiction and dependence, addiction treatment options, prevention tools for parents, and much more. Although drinking is legal and socially acceptable for adults, alcohol is still one of the most heavily used and abused addictive substances by both adults and young people. In this Hazelden Quick Guide, expert resources and information come together in an engaging and accessible e-book short. Topics include: What alcohol is and where various types of liquor comes from The history of alcohola€™s use and abuse Changing cultural, social, and legal factors Definitions of normal use, abuse, and dependence, with information on prevention and advice for parents How alcohol works, including its health effects and what makes it so addictive Intervention and effective treatment methods Relapse prevention tools for those recovering from substance use disorderAlcohol Poisoning Also called overdosing, alcohol poisoning occurs when a persona#39;s blood alcohol level spikes and brain function suffers. The first ... As use continues, the persona#39;s judgment becomes impaired, as does her ability to drive.

Title:Get Smart About Alcohol
Author:Publishing Hazelden
Publisher:Hazelden Publishing - 2013-12-30


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