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Alcohol – Yes, it IS a drug!

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Alcohol – Yes, it IS a drug!

Event Summary

Jul 11, 2024
1:00 pm - 4:15 pm

CEUs: Prevention, CHES
3 Hours
Domains: P2- Prevention Education & Service Delivery

Strengthen your alcohol prevention efforts by learning about why alcohol is considered a drug. By the end of this session, you'll be able to describe alcohol clearly, identify its various types, understand what constitutes a standard drink, and grasp its effects on the brain and body. We'll explore the importance of using non-stigmatizing language, the different types of alcohol, and how they are measured. Key terms such as addiction, dependence, and tolerance will be explained. Additionally, we'll discuss the health consequences of alcohol misuse and identify effective prevention strategies. Come learn all there is to know about why alcohol isn’t just another beverage!

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to describe what alcohol is and the different types of alcohol.
  2. Participants will be able to explain what a standard drink is.
  3. Participants will be able to understand terminology used to discuss alcohol use.
  4. Participants will be able to describe how alcohol affects the brain and body.

Katie Wolf MS, CHES, OCPS  
Amy Hamilton MPA, OCPS  

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