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10 Facts about Binge Drinking and Your Health


Alcohol is a common recreational activity for many people. So much so that many of us forget that it’s still a drug that can pose serious mental and physical harm if not consumed in moderation and under controlled circumstances.

However, where we draw the line in a society where social drinking is the norm, and alcohol consumption is increasing amongst teens and young adults to the point where binge drinking is becoming prevalent.

The following slides can help you indentify binge drinking behaviors and give you the straight facts about the risks associated with binge drinking…

1. What is Binge Drinking?

Binge drinking is characterized as drinking heavily over a short period of time or drinking continuously over a number of days or weeks.

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