Did you know that technically alcohol is a poison? Drinking a lot in a short period of time can cause the amount of alcohol in the blood to interfere with how the body functions, including preventing the nerves that control your breathing and heartbeat from working properly. Learn what alcohol poisoning is, how it happens, the symptoms, and how you can prevent someone from dying as a result of drinking too much on our infographic below.

Alcohol poisoning is just one of the risks of underage drinking. Learn more on our Underage Drinking: What’s the Big Deal Anyway? infographic.

ICRUD Alcohol Poisoning Infographic