Underage drinking is a tough subject, but it’s an important one. As one big community, everyone in Wyoming should understand how alcohol can affect families and the risk it poses to our youth. We’ll only get there by talking together, so here’s a few ways to get this conversation started.
Short-term, alcohol can slow speech, impair memory and slow reaction times. Chronic alcohol use can lead to frontal lobe damage, which is responsible for emotional control, short-term memory and judgment. Learn more here.
Drinking excessively can result in fatigue, weakness, headache, muscle ache, nausea, vomiting or stomach pain, decreased ability to concentrate and more. This is due to alcohol’s adverse impacts on the body including an inflammatory response from your immune system and falling blood sugar. Learn more here.