Myths and Facts About Alcohol Ani Florian and Meghan McFeely


1. 88,000 deaths are annually related to excessive alcohol

2. Alcohol is responsible for 2.5 million years of potential life lost annually

3. 70% of 18 year-olds in the united states admit to drinking alcohol

4. You can die from alcohol poisening

5. 2/3 of high school students who drink, drink to the point of intoxication


1. Beer before liquor, never been sicker; liquor before beer, you're in the clear.

2. Mints will help to fool a breathalyzer test.

3. Alcohol isn't as harmful as other drugs.

4. I can sober up quickly by drinking coffee or taking a shower.

5. Beer and wine are safer than liquor.


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