How much Will Kill You
Adults Vs Youths
Tip a glass to begin
Whose Problem is it?
On a list of 191 countries NZ places 31st. The list, published by the World Health Organisation, show how much alcohol (per person) each country consumes.
New Zealanders consume more alcohol per person than the USA.
30 bottles of beer/ cider
Consuming near this amount of alcohol is a deadly choice.
Four bottles of wine
WILL KILL YOU
30 shots of spirits
330ml bottle of beer/ cider at 4% is 1 standard drinks.
750ml bottle of wine at 13% is 7.7 standard drinks.
Eight 330ml bottles of beer/ cideris equivalent to one bottle of wine.
I’ve only had a bottle of wine too.
I’ve only had a bottle of wine.
Drinking is everyone’s problem.
Youth drinking has decreased dramatically since the 80’s, but adult drinking has not. And in the past year there has been more alcohol on sale than in any other year on record.
The youth are getting better at navigating the drinking culture that has arisen in New Zealand over the past 40 years, but the adults still haven’t learnt how to manage it.
Injections of thiamine can be taken to stop the symptoms.
The syndrome causes memory problems, confusion, paralysis of the eyes, lack of muscle coordination and amnesia. Without treatment this can lead to death.
The syndrome manly affects male and females 30+ and once the damage is done it cannot be undone.
Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome is a disorder that can be developed from constant alcohol consumption.