Presentation on theme: "BELL WORK Remember your goals you have in life. Write about if you were addicted to alcohol how your life would be and the problems you would face."— Presentation transcript:
BELL WORK Remember your goals you have in life. Write about if you were addicted to alcohol how your life would be and the problems you would face.
REVIEW Name a long term effect of alcohol use Damage to organs, health problems, etc. Define fatty liver A condition in which fats build up in the liver and cannot be broken down What damage does alcohol do to the brain? Disrupts, learning, growth, block messages
REVIEW Alcohol does what damage to the heart? Enlarged, high blood pressure, stroke. What are risks of binge drinking? Death, drowning, drunk driving, pregnancy, violence, etc
OBJECTIVES identify symptoms of alcoholism and alcohol abuse. describe the stages of alcoholism. explain what a person experiences during withdrawal from alcohol. describe the steps in the process of recovery.
ALCOHOL’S ADDICTIVE POWER Teens 15 and younger and four times more likely to develop an addiction than older individuals. addiction A physical or psychological need for a drug
DISEASE OF ALCOHOLISM People who are addicted to alcohol suffer from alcoholism. alcoholism A progressive, chronic disease involving a mental and physical need for alcohol
THE DISEASE OF ALCOHOLISM FIVE MAJOR SYMPTOMS OF ALCOHOLISM DENIAL CRAVING LOSS OF CONTROL TOLERANCE PHYSICAL DEPENDENCE
STAGES OF ALCOHOLISM STAGE 1 Drinking to relax or get relief from stress and mental fatigue Looking for opportunities to drink A gradual increase in tolerance
STAGES OF ALCOHOLISM STAGE 2 Saying or doing hurtful things Sneaking extra drinks and feeling guilty Making excuses for drinking
STAGES OF ALCOHOLISM STAGE 3 Aggressive or resentful behavior Making and failing to keep promises Losing interest in anything but alcohol Avoiding family and friends Trouble with money, work, and the law Tremors and the start of severe physical problems
STAGES OF ALCOHOLISM STAGE 4 Long periods of being intoxicated all the time Strange or unreasonable fears Faulty thinking or hallucinations Malnutrition caused by not eating properly.
ALCOHOL ABUSE There is a difference between alcoholism and alcohol abuse. alcohol abuse A pattern of drinking that results in one or more well-defined behaviors in a twelve-month period
ALCOHOL ABUSE Four Symptoms of Alcohol Abuse Failure to fulfill major work, school, or home responsibilities Drinking in situations that are physically dangerous Having ongoing alcohol-related legal problems Continuing to drink even when relationships have been negatively affected by the person’s use of alcohol
HELP FOR PEOPLE WITH ALCOHOL PROBLEMS An intervention can help overcome an alcoholic’s denial that he or she has a problem. intervention A gathering in which family and friends get the problem drinker to agree to seek help
ROAD TO RECOVERY During treatment for alcoholism, the alcoholic must understand that he or she can never use alcohol again. One drink would mean he or she is having a relapse. relapse A return to the use of a drug after attempting to stop
ROAD TO RECOVERY During recovery, the alcoholic must face the symptoms of withdrawal. recovery The process of learning to live an alcohol-free life withdrawal The physical and psychological reactions that occur when someone stops using an addictive substance
ROAD TO RECOVERY Steps along the road to recovery are: Admission Counseling Detoxification Resolution detoxification The physical process of freeing the body of an addictive substance
STAYING ALCOHOL FREE AVOID SITUATIONS WHERE ALCOHOL IS PRESENT
STAYING ALCOHOL FREE CHOOSE FRIENDS WHO ARE ALCOHOL FREE
STAYING ALCOHOL FREE USE REFUSAL SKILLS (S.T.O.P.)
STAYING ALCOHOL FREE GET HELP FROM A TRUSTED ADULT
STAYING ALCOHOL FREE REMEMBER YOUR GOALS IN LIFE