- IT more haemful than illegal drugs like heroin and crack cocaine.it is addictive,mind -altering and is medically linked to over 60 diseases ,yet it's a legal brew enjoyed by many: Alcohol .Youths and drinkers see it as a pleasurable drink equeted with happy hours.but this "happy juice "is poisonous ,put enough of it into you body and you die.
ALCOHOL is a major couse of early death and disability everywhere it's sold .it a direct and cause of numerous debiliting diseases.And it's responsible for a major crisis in society today ___domestic violence ,drunk -driving road accidents ,intoxication -induced injuries suicide,etc
Across the globel ,millions have died ,and just as many have suffered ,from its use and abuse.According to the WHO,alcohol is estimented to couse about 20-30% worldwide of oesophogeal cancer .liver cancer ,cirrhosis of the liver ,homicide ,epilepsy and motor vehicle accident
Unintentional injuries caused by alcohol consumption accout for about one -third of the 2.3 million death .while neuro -psychatric conditions accuant for close to 40% of the 69.4 million DALYs
That 's a staggering toll from a drink often equited by youths with happy hours.
And there's a darker side to this demon drink :It's now desribed by medical experts as a drug ,more deadly than cocaine and heroin,