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Alcohol and Your Health - For ages 19 - 24

Binge drinking is having 4 or more drinks for females and 5 or more drinks for males on one occasion


Alcohol & Health

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Did you know that having as little as 1-2 drinks per day increases your risk of developing chronic diseases such as:

The more alcohol you drink, the greater your risk of getting cancer, heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure. Not only can alcohol use affect your health it can affect the health and development of an unborn child.  If you are women who may become pregnant or may be pregnant, the safest option is to not drink alcohol at all.

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Alcohol & your brain


What you can do: If you don’t drink, don’t start and if you do drink, drink less


Binge Drinking Awareness
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Alcohol & school

Alcohol use can result in:

Someone who is hung over is more likely to sleep in, or may be too sick to attend class. People who party several times a week can fall behind on their homework, projects, or papers – causing low grades and even dropping out of school.

On average students who drink large amounts of alcohol tend to have lower grades:

What you can do:


Binge Drinking Awareness
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Alcohol & violence

Alcohol use can increase your risk of violence. Violence takes many forms such as:


What you can do: