Understanding the Dangers of Alcohol Overdose

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This Fact Sheet from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) has information about how drinking too much and too
quickly can lead to significant impairments in motor coordination, decision-making, impulse control, and other functions, increasing the risk of harm. Information is also provided about what a “Standard Drink” is and who may be at risk for impairment (NIAAA, 2018).