Thursday, April 27th
An alarming number of preteens are drinking alcohol. Parents have a big impact on whether or not their kids drink. Your kids really do hear you. For tips on how—and when—to start the conversation about alcohol, and a "Talk. They Hear You." presentation please join
Glenview Northbrook Youth Coalition, Thursday, April 27th 9:30 a.m.
Youth Services Glenview Northbrook 3080 West Lake Avenue, Glenview
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Pictured here are presenters from
"Raising Resilient Children".
This program can be viewed on Northbrook TV, Channel 17 daily at 7am and 3pm.
Excessive alcohol consumption contributes to more than 88,000 deaths in the United States each year. (CDC)
Drinking by college students aged 18-24 contributes to an estimated 1,825 student deaths, 559,000 injuries and 97,000 cases of sexual assault or date rape each year. (NIH)
An average of SIX people die of alcohol poisoning each day in the United States. Signs of alcohol poisoning include mental confusion, vomiting, seizures, slow breathing, paleness, and low body temperature. (CDC)
Although drinking by persons under the age of 21 is illegal, people aged 12-20 years drink 11% of all alcohol consumed in the United States, mostly by binge drinking. (CDC)
April is Alcohol Awareness Month
Thursday, April 27th
For over 17 years, CADY has been working to reduce and prevent underage drinking. Please join us in preventing addiction and saving lives! Visit our website at www.cadyinc.org to learn more about CADY and our mission.
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Drinkers who consume alcohol mixed with energy drinks are 3 times more likely to binge drink than drinkers who do not report mixing alcohol with energy drinks. (CDC)
If you suspect someone has alcohol poisoning, get medical help immediately. Cold showers, hot coffee or walking will not reverse the effects of alcohol overdose and could actually make things worse. (NIDA)
Binge drinkers are 14 times more likely to report alcohol-impaired driving than non-binge drinkers. (CDC)
More than half of the alcohol consumed by adults in the United States is in the form of binge drinking. (CDC)