Glossary - A glossary of terms associated with alcohol, alcoholism
and recovery. (alcoholism.about.com)
ex : "Alcoholism - Physical and psychological dependence on
CLIPARTS / PHOTOS :
Binge there, done that
"CDC issues a sobering report on having one, or many, too many...
One in six American adults is a binge drinker, consuming alcohol in excess about four times a month, according to a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention."
Binge drinking 'can damage memory skills' in teen girls
"Teenagers - especially girls - who binge drink could be damaging the part of their brain which controls memory and spatial awareness, say Californian researchers...
Tests on 95 adolescents aged 16 to 19 were carried out by researchers at several US universities."
- How old must I be to.... (essex.police.uk)
"AGE 14 : You can go to the pub, but you cannot drink or buy alcohol
AGE 16 : You can drink wine or beer with a meal in a restaurant
AGE 18 : You can buy alcohol / You can drink alcohol in a pub / You
can hold a licence to sell alcohol..."
For Kids (faculty.washington.edu)
The Path of Alcohol in the body
Effects of Alcohol : In low doses / In medium doses / In high doses
Effects of Alcohol on the Nervous System
Drinking and Driving Don't Mix
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
References and further information
of deaths through alcohol (Wikipedia)
ex : Dylan Thomas - Truman Capote - Raymond Chandler - F. Scott Fitzgerald
- Ernest Hemingway - O. Henry - Jack Kerouac - Edgar Allan Poe -
James Grover Thurber...
1 Definitions and terminology 1.1 Medical definitions 1.2 Terminology
4 Identification and diagnosis 4.1 Screening 4.2 Genetic predisposition
testing 4.3 DSM diagnosis 4.4 Urine and blood tests
5 Effects 5.1 Social effects 5.2 Alcohol withdrawal
6 Treatments 6.1 Effectiveness 6.2 Detoxification 6.3 Group therapy
and psychotherapy 6.4 Rationing and moderation 6.5 Medications
7 Societal impact 7.1 Stereotypes
8 In Film and Literature 8.1 Politics and public health
9 See also
11 Further reading
12 External links
INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES :
LESSON PLANS :
and Other Drugs - a webquest (academics.uww.edu)
"This webquest has been designed to provide information
about alcohol and other drugs. You will explore five main drugs that
may effect you in some way throughout your life...
Groups will explore the assigned drug on the links provided. Once they
have looked through the sites they will answer a Guide Worksheet.
The groups will then create a poster demonstrating
what they have learned about their assigned drug. The group will then
be responsible for presenting their poster and information to
INTERACTIVE GAMES :
GAMES TO PRINT :
CARTOONS : (Si le lien est inaccessible, enregistrer l'image pour obtenir
la taille initiale.)
by Starsailor (sing365.com)
"Daddy was an alcoholic
But your mother kept it all inside"
- the VIDEO
Abuse of Alcohol Can Lead to Disease, Death - a video
"The World Health Organization says alcohol abuse kills 3.3 million people each year."
Patrick Roche - "21" (CUPSI 2014) - a poem - Download the audio of this performance: http://bit.ly/1fvcKtz (YouTube)
"Patrick Roche is a poet and a student at Princeton University. He grew up with an alcoholic father whose addiction ultimately killed him.
You learn that at the beginning of Roche's poem entitled "21." It provides a timeline of Roche's experience of his father, but told in reverse, from the present day to Roche's earliest memories. It's simply beautiful.
Roche condenses the pain ingeniously in this presentation of his poem at the 2014 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational in Boulder, Colorado.
The line at 0:50 is particularly artful."
RoboCop is Here - Drive Sober Video
"This holiday season, cops are stepping up their mission to protect the streets from drunk driving. And they're using the future of law enforcement to help... RoboCop is here. Remember, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over."
The Road Home
"It features the story of Eddie Lanier, who struggled with alcoholism for over 40 years, until his 28th stint in rehab finally led to sobriety.
Homeless and hungry, Eddie roamed the streets of his native Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and found a friend in David Wright, a passerby whose frequent donations stood out. Here, the two friends discuss Eddie's remarkable journey."
drinking - the facts (guardian.co.uk)
"Gary Stannet, director of Positive Futures, discusses the
findings of his group's survey of 11-19 year olds which reveals 42%
started drinking when they were 13 or younger."
like "Days of Wine and Roses", "My Name is Bill W.",
"Arthur", "Leaving Las Vegas", and "The Lost
Weekend", chronicle similar stories of alcoholism.
Leaving Las Vegas