Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) January 07, 2015
On January 7th 2015 news was released from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention ranking Oklahoma as the 11th state in the country for alcohol poisoning deaths from the years 2010-2013. According to the report the state saw averages of 37 deaths per year (not counting those who passed away from cirrhosis of the liver or other alcohol related problems). Because of this Oklahoma officials are addressing the ongoing problem of alcohol abuse in Oklahoma and saying this report is the tip of the iceberg when it comes to substance problems in the state.
Alcohol poisoning is defined as a serious and deadly condition of drinking large amounts of alcohol in a short period of time. Effects of this can include not only death, but changes in heart rate, breathing, temperature and gag reflex. It can occur with both those under 18 as well as adults. In either case symptoms of it can include vomiting, unconsciousness, seizures, confusion, irregular breathing, pale or blue tinged skin and low body temperature.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that in total over 2,200 people die from alcohol poisoning each year.
Narconon Arrowhead Issues Alcohol Prevention Warning
Narconon Arrowhead, an effective alcohol and drug treatment program located in southeastern Oklahoma is issuing a warning for Oklahoma residents to help educate them on the symptoms of alcohol poisoning. The facility will be releasing new information through their website and social media accounts on the signs of alcoholism and alcohol addiction. The facility will also be releasing an alcohol prevention guide on alcohol poisoning warning signs.
Narconon Arrowhead offers help and solutions for anyone suffering with alcoholism issues through their treatment program. Counselors are on hand seven days per week at the facility.
For more information visit http://www.narcononarrowhead.org or call 800-468-6933.