Midsection of therapist holding patient hands

FROM THE BLOG

DRUG & ALCOHOL FACTS WEEK

January 19th – 25th is Drug & Alcohol Facts Week. Answer the following questions that are part of the National Drug & Alcohol IQ Test. Answers listed at the bottom. For more information click on the links.

  1. True or False: The percentage of underage drinkers (ages 12-20) who drink has increased over the last 10 years.

A. True

B. False

https://www.samhsa.gov/data/report/2017-nsduh-detailed-tables

  1. Yes or No: Cocaine and methamphetamine are both in a class of drugs called stimulants. Does this mean they achieve their effects in the same way?

A. Yes

B. No

https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/research-reports/methamphetamine/how-methamphetamine-different-other-stimulants-such-cocaine

  1. True or False: Electronic vaping devices like e-cigarettes can help keep teens away from real cigarettes.

A. True

B. False

https://teens.drugabuse.gov/drug-facts/tobacco-nicotine-vaping-e-cigarettes

  1. Which of these is a symptom of alcohol overdose?

A. Irregular breathing

B. Confusion

C. Vomiting

D. All of the above

https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/brochures-and-fact-sheets/understanding-dangers-of-alcohol-overdose


ANSWERS:

  1. B
  2. B
  3. B
  4. D

Staci McKelvey

SVP, Marketing & Communications

smckelvey@hmcebs.com

860.697.6960 x403