Preventing Binge Drinking in Job Corps. A Growing Problem April 5, 2012. Objectives. Identify binge drinking Identify why teens binge drink Recognize the dangers and risks of binge drinking Describe the importance of getting assistance with binge drinking
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Preventing Binge Drinking in Job Corps
A Growing Problem
April 5, 2012
Source: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Blood Alcohol Level and Impairment
Underage drinking is especially dangerous because it is both illegal and often involves consumption in quantities and settings which lead to serious immediate and long-term consequences.
**Makes sense given developmental stage
Most life threatening consequence
It affects involuntary reflexes (breathing and the gag reflex)
If the gag reflex is not working means can choke on their own vomit and die
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