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1 Choosing to Live Alcohol-Free (3:02) Click here to launch videoClick here to download print activity
2 Do Now: Pick 3 words and write down the definition. psychological dependence – Pg. 572physiological dependence - Pg. 572alcohol abuse – Pg. 575Alcoholism – Pg. 575
3 Today’s ObjectivesExplain the difference between psychological and physiological dependence on alcohol.List and describe the factors that influence alcohol use.Explain how advertisements try to encourage teens to start drinking?Explain how alcohol can contribute to violence, sexual activity, families, and school.List at least 4 benefits of living alcohol-free.
4 Choosing not to use alcohol protects a person from dangerous health consequences.
5 Alcohol UseSeveral factors influence teen alcohol use.Anyone who drinks alcohol, however, increases the risk of the negative consequences.
6 One consequence of alcohol use is psychological dependence. A condition in which a person believes that a drug is needed in order to feel good or to function normally
7 Overuse of alcohol can lead to a physiological dependence. Alcohol UseOveruse of alcohol can lead to a physiological dependence.Physiological dependenceA condition in which the user has a chemical need for a drug
8 Factors that Influence Alcohol Use Peer PressureA teen’s choices about alcohol use are influenced by:FamilyMedia Messages
9 Advertising Techniques Companies that produce alcohol spend billions of dollars each year on advertising.Manufacturers and advertisers never show consumers the negative side of alcohol use.
10 Health Risks of Alcohol Use Alcohol can harm more than just your health.Alcohol use is linked to deaths from traffic collisions, drowning, fire, suicide, and homicide.
11 Alcohol and the LawIt is illegal for anyone under the age of 21 to buy, possess, or consume alcohol.An arrest can limit college and employment options, damage a teen’s reputation, and cause that teen to lose the trust of friends and family members.
12 Alcohol and ViolenceTeens can protect their health by avoiding situations where alcohol is present.Teens who drink are also more likely to be victims or perpetrators of violent crimes.
13 Alcohol and Sexual Activity Teens who use alcohol are more likely tobecome sexually active at an earlier age,engage in unprotected sexual activity, andcontract an STD.
14 Alcohol and the FamilyIt is estimated that 25 percent of all youth are exposed to alcohol abuse within their families.Alcohol abuseThe excessive use of alcohol
15 Alcohol and the Family neglect, abuse, or social isolation Young people who live in a household in which a family member abuses alcohol are at a high risk forneglect, abuse, or social isolationeconomic hardshippersonal use of alcohol themselvesmental illness or physical problems
16 Alcohol and the FamilyStudies show that a person who begins drinking alcohol as a teen is four times more likely to develop alcoholism than someone who waits until adulthood to use alcohol.AlcoholismA disease in which a person has a physical or psychological dependence on drinks that contain alcohol
17 Alcohol and SchoolMost schools have adopted a zero-tolerance policy for students found using alcohol on school property.Students who use alcohol may become ineligible for or be suspended from school activities or graduation, or expelled from school.
18 Avoiding AlcoholYou will experience many benefits if you choose to live alcohol-free.Alcohol is addictive, and once you start drinking, it may be difficult to stop.
20 Benefits of Living Alcohol-Free Maintaining a healthy body.Establishing healthy relationships.Making healthy decisions.Avoiding risky behaviors.Avoiding illegal activities.Avoiding violence.Achieving your goals.
21 Tips for Refusing Alcohol Be assertive and use refusal skills.Call your parents or another trusted adult for a ride home, if needed.Plan alcohol-free activities with friends.Avoid parties or social gatherings where alcohol is served.
22 Refusing AlcoholYour decision to avoid alcohol is influenced by the people around you.
23 Exit TicketHow does alcohol abuse differ from alcoholism?People who have a chemical need for alcohol have a _______________.
24 3) Which is NOT a result of the high-risk behaviors associated with alcohol use? a. Increased deaths in traffic accidents b. Increased frequency of date rape c. Suspension from sports teams d. Improved job prospects
25 4) What is the difference between physiological dependence and psychological dependence?
26 AnswerAlcoholism is a disease in which the person has a physical or psychological dependence; whereas alcohol abuse is the excessive use of alcohol.Physiological dependenceD. Improved Job ProspectsPhysiological dependence means the user has a chemical need for a drug whereas psychological dependence is a condition in which a person believes that a drug is needed.
27 After You Read Reviewing Facts and Vocabulary What is alcohol abuse, and how are teens likely to be affected if it occurs in their family?The excessive use of alcohol; they may experience neglect, abuse, social isolation, economic hardship, personal use of alcohol, and mental illness or physical problems
28 After You Read Reviewing Facts and Vocabulary How does alcohol abuse differ from alcoholism?Alcohol abuse is the excessive use of alcohol, while alcoholism is a disease in which a person has a physical or psychological dependence on drinks that contain alcohol.
29 After You Read Reviewing Facts and Vocabulary Explain whether teens are at risk of alcohol dependence.Yes, teens who drink are more likely to develop alcohol dependence than someone who waits until adulthood to use alcohol.