What is a Standard Drink
In the United States, a “standard drink” (also known as an alcoholic drink equivalent) is defined as any drink that contains about 0.6 fluid ounces or 14 grams of pure alcohol. Although the drinks pictured here are different sizes, each contains approximately the same amount of alcohol and counts as one U.S. standard drink or one alcoholic drink equivalent.
What is Alcohol Poisoning
Alcohol poisoning happens when there is too much alcohol in the bloodstream that areas of the brain that control basic life support functions—such as breathing, heart rate, and temperature control—begin to shut down.
Alcohol Assistance Services
Educate yourself on alcohol. These sites provide risk assessments, information, and tips for quitting or reducing use.
eCheckup – Alcohol
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NIAAA Rethinking Drinking
Standard drink sizes
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“Own Your Limits”
Information about alcohol and energy drinks and their associated consequences
Alcohol and You: An Interactive Body
Interactive tools and worksheets to evaluate alcohol use