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Questions to Think About

Questions to Think About

Introduction

Here are seven questions about alcohol use and how it affects the brain and behavior. See how many you can answer. Don’t worry if you don’t know the answers to some of these questions. You will learn more about this topic during the lesson.


What are some of the first effects of drinking alcohol?

 

Why do people who drink too much sometimes forget what happened?

 

Why do people sometimes pass out from drinking too much alcohol?

 

Why is it dangerous to drink too much alcohol too quickly?

 

How does drinking too much alcohol affect behavior?

 

What are the signs that someone is developing a problem with alcohol?

 

What does it mean to be addicted to alcohol?

 

Are young people who begin drinking before the age of 21 more likely to become alcohol dependent?

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