Think before
you drink.

Alcohol addiction effects mental, physical, and social health.

Mental: it is a depressant and after time it takes more to get the same effect, causes anxiety

Physical: brain and liver damage as well as cancer risk, weight gain due to high calorie drinks   

Social: anxiety, depression, and unusual behavior leads to distancing yourself from loved ones

Amy began binge drinking in high school, and that's when her life went down hill. All of her friends graduated and were preparing for successful futures, so Amy felt like a lost cause. She sold her body to random men to boost her self esteem, but they began to reject her, it only got worse. Seeking a career for herself, Amy got her act together and started her road to recovery. She now feels less jealous, angry, and lonely.

https://ncadd.org/for-youth/recovery-stories

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