An overindulgence of anything, even something as pure as water, can intoxicate.
―Criss Jami, author
By the end of this section, you will be able to:
- Define substance abuse and markers for substance abuse risk
- Describe the effects of alcohol use and abuse on the body
- Compare the effects of prescription and illegal drug use and abuse on the body
- Identify resources for further information and guidance about substance abuse
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