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1

what is a depressant

a drug that slows the brain and body reactions

2

what is intoxication

a person whos mental and physical abilities are impaired

3

4 factors that affect blood alcohol concentration

rate of consumption, gender, body size, food consumed

4

what is the legal limit for drinking/driving

.08 blood alcohol concentration (BAC)

5

what is tolerance to alcohol

effects of alcohol on the brain reduced, a dependancy may occur

6

3 steps to recover from alcoholism

acknowledge the problem, detoxification, and rehabilitation