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Effects of alcohol can be damaging to the body and to an individuals life. Many addicts go through life not understanding that they are struggling with addiction until it’s too late.  Read these articles about Alcohol Effects.

Even the short term affects of alcohol on the body can be severe. Accidents occur when an inebriated person tries to drive a car or operate heavy machinery. Interactions with other drugs such as opiates can be fatal, and the dehydration that alcohol causes leads to the headache and other miseries of a hangover. Even too much alcohol taken at one time can lead to a fatal overdose. Long term effects are no less severe and can affect nearly every system in the body.

What effects can alcohol have on a person’s mental health?

Excessive consumption of alcohol is often associated with mental health. People mostly drink alcohol to better their moods and or mental state. And more often than not, alcohol is used to benumb depression and feelings of anxiety. Binge drinking to deal with symptoms of mental illness can be referred to as self-medication, but what most people don’t know is that excessive drinking can worsen the mental problems.

Drinking to Cope with Sexual Assault
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When Alcohol Abuse Leads to Sexual Assault
The Influence of Alcohol in Sexual Assault Lately, there have been many highly profiled stories about sex scandals.  Quite a few of these scandals...
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How Alcohol Affects the Brain and Behavior Quite a lot of people enjoy having a drink without experiencing any problems, however, heavy drinking over...
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Depression and Alcohol Abuse, What you need to know A true “chicken-and-egg” relationship exists between habitual alcohol consumption and the disease of depression. It...
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Though moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages has been shown to have some beneficial health effects, long term heavy use is detrimental. Alcohol is...

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