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       QUICK FACTS ABOUT ALCOHOL!    


DID YOU KNOW:

  • Alcohol affects every organ in the body.
  • Alcohol is a depressant, not only does it slow down a person's reaction time, but also their judgement and coordination.
  • Excessive drinking may result in memory loss and shrinkage of the brain.
  • Youths who use alcohol before age 15 are four times more likely to become alcohol dependent than adults who begin drinking at 21.
  • Alcohol causes bad breath!
  • Convenience stores are the easiest place to buy alcohol, compared to bars and clubs for underage youths.
  • USA has the highest minimum drinking age in the world, starting at 21.
  • Alcohol causes imbalances in the hormonal system for both males and females, which could cause infertility.
  • Alcohol causes your skin to dry out and can lead to wrinkles and premature ageing!
  • Alcohol is estimated to be responsible for 33,000 deaths in the UK each year.
  • Binge drinking can lead to anti-social, aggressive and violent behaviour.
  • Booze features in almost 40% of all domestic violents incidents in the UK.
  • By the age of 11, the majority of children will have tasted alcohol.
  • Over 1,000 young people under the age of 15 are admitted to hospital each year with alcohol poisoning.


Ref.- http://www.drinkaware.co.uk/facts

- http://www.thesite.org/drinkanddrugs/drinking/responsibledrinking/alcoholfactsandtrivia

- http://www.jonnylonglife.com/substance_education/facts_about_alcohol.php