Cause And Effects Of Alcohol

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On her face was a look so cold. It wasn't fair, she was only 15 years old. The car came speeding, all too fast. I held my breath, she took her last. I looked at her, couldn't say a word. "Call 911!" was all I heard. I just watched her face, as I fainted away. It wasn't fair, what happened that day. The other driver just walked away, wasn't hurt at all. He tried to walk in a straight line, all he did was fall. She was the love of my life. Someday we were going to be husband and wife. Now in a casket, she lies in eternal sleep. As I look at her, all I can do is weep. Now she's in a place where all the angels will be never again will she be with me.

Alcohol interferes with messages to a person's brain and alter their emotions, vision, hearing, and coordination.

Alcohol and drugs affect a person's judgement and can lead to dangerous behavior that can put his or her life at risk. Alcohol can affect a person's well- being, health, and life.

However, accidental injuries are one of the major effects of alcohol. More than half of drownings and fatal falls are alcohol. Forty-five percentof emergency room visits are alcohol-related. Eighty percent of patients in special units like burn centers have injuries related to alcohol use. Half of all physical injuries sustained on college campuses start from alcohol use. Drunk driving is not only unsafe, but it's illegal. Even small amounts of alcohol make driving unsafe. Even a blood alcohol level of .05%, which is less than most states legal limit, makes a person twice as likely to have a car crash. Almost half of all fatal auto crashes are alcohol or drug related. Drinking...