alcohol effects affects or both n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Alcohol Effects, Affects or both? PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Alcohol Effects, Affects or both?

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 27

Alcohol Effects, Affects or both? - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 109 Views
  • Uploaded on

Alcohol Effects, Affects or both?. How alcohol influences Y - O – U!. Alcohol Is Classified As …. A drug Illegal for persons under age 21! THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH. What type of drug is alcohol?. Stimulant? Depressant?. Depressant

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Alcohol Effects, Affects or both?' - wynn


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
alcohol effects affects or both

Alcohol Effects, Affects or both?

How alcohol influences

Y - O – U!

alcohol is classified as
Alcohol Is Classified As …
  • A drug
  • Illegal for persons under age 21!
  • THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH.
what type of drug is alcohol
What type of drug is alcohol?

Stimulant?

Depressant?

  • Depressant
    • A drug or substance that slow the normal functioning of the body.
      • The impulses sent through the CNS are slowed.
stuff about alcohol
Blood Alcohol Content

Zero Tolerance Law

D.U.I.

Breathalyzer Test

Jail

Health concerns

Physical effects

Psychological effects

Social effects

“Stuff” About Alcohol
what is intoxication
What is intoxication?
  • Physical and mental impairment resulting from the use of alcohol.
    • Can range from an inability to walk to being unconscious.
    • Varies from person to person
      • Weight, tolerance (experience), speed of drinking, food consumption.
what is excessive drinking
What is excessive drinking?

Binge Drinking

A pattern of drinking that brings the Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) level to 0.08% or above.

Males

5 or more drinks in a 2 hour time span

Females

4 or more drinks in a 2 hour time span

White Plains Hospital Center

new jersey legal limits
For persons OVER 21 years old

B.A.C. limit is .08%

Illegal if drinking in car

Illegal if drinking in public

Can be addicting

For persons UNDER 21 years old

B.A.C. limit is .01%

Illegal if drinking period. Any place, any time!

Can be addicting

New JerseyLegal Limits
zero tolerance law states
No one under age 21 is allowed to consume alcohol, period.

If caught the person can be……..

Fined

Jailed

Community Service

(All above: unspecified amount of time. Determined by courts.)

This includes the transportation of alcohol as well.

Zero Tolerance Law states…..
first offense bac 01 underage 21yrs you
First Offense/BAC .01% + (underage - <21yrs.) YOU!
  • 30 – 90 day suspension of driving privilege (on day you get license)
  • 15 – 30 days community service
  • Participation in Alcohol education program by MVC chief administrator.
first offense bac 08 10 21yrs
First Offense/BAC .08% - .10% (21yrs. +)
  • 3 month suspension of driving privilege
  • Up to 30 days imprisonment
  • $250-$400 Fine
  • Fees for Alcohol education program ($230/day)
  • $1000 annual surcharge for 3 year.
  • Possible interlock device requirement for 6 months – 1 year.
  • Other fees – about $300
first offense bac 10 or more 21yrs
First Offense/BAC .10% or more (21yrs. +)
  • 7 month – 1 year suspension of driving privilege
  • Up to 30 days imprisonment
  • $300 - $500 Fine
  • Fees for Alcohol education program ($230/day)
  • $1000 annual surcharge for 3 year.
  • Possible interlock device requirement for 6 months – 1 year.
  • Other fees – about $300
driving under a dui license suspension p 114 in manual
Driving under a DUI license suspension (p.114 in manual)
  • Additional 1-2 yrs suspension.
  • $500 fine
  • $250 per yr for 3 yrs surcharge
  • Imprisonment 10-90 days.
how b a c is measured
The police give this test to anyone suspected of drinking and driving.

(IMPLIED CONSENT LAW)

The test is administered 30 minutes after being arrested.

The test measures the amount of alcohol which comes from the lungs, not just the breath.

For persons under 21 yrs. old the BAC is 0.01% legal limit.

How B.A.C. is measured.

Refusal to take breathalyzer test results in loss of driving privileges 7 months to 1 year. Same as .10 BAC.

slide16

Reality!!!!

Fantasy!!!

why does bac increase
Why does BAC increase?

The liver can only breakdown 0.06oz. of ethyl alcohol, or ethanol, an hour

  • Roughly ¾ drink/hour

Therefore, if someone drinks at a faster rate this allows for alcohol to enter the blood and travel to other parts of the body.

http://www.ou.edu/oupd/bac.htm

factors to determine one s b a c level
Factors to determine one’s B.A.C. level
  • Body weight
  • Quantity of alcohol consumed
  • Time & rate in which alcohol is consumed
  • Gender and age
  • If there is any food in the stomach to slow the absorption rate
  • History with alcohol
brain cns
Brain & CNS
  • Alcohol reaches the brain within minutes and the brain becomes less able to control the body
    • Movement, speech, and vision may be affected
what exactly is a drink
What exactly is a drink?

12 oz. of beer

5 oz. of wine

1.5 oz of liquor

  • 80 proof or higher
effects of alcohol
Effects of Alcohol
  • Slowed:
    • Reaction time
      • Ability to see brake lights ahead of you and take your foot off of the gas and begin to use the break.
    • Coordination
      • Ability to control the wheel around a left curve while slowing the vehicle down and looking through the turn.
    • Balance
psychological effects of alcohol
Psychological Effects of Alcohol.
  • Lowered Inhibitions
  • Lessened Judgment
  • Loss of Self-control
  • These are internal qualities which keep you in check.
compromised internal check system
Compromised Internal Check System:
  • People will do things they normally would not do when they are sober.
why do people drink
Why do people drink?

They think they’re being cool.

Their friends drink.

They want to feel “good”

They don’t know much about drinking.

To escape problems.

To “take the edge off” in social situations.

good hosts and the drinking driver
Good Hosts and The Drinking Driver
  • Have non alcohol drinks
  • Do not force guests to drink
  • Have nutritious snacks
  • If someone drinks too much what should you do?