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Alcohol: A weapon of mass destruction
Published by Consumer Attorneys of California




Summary

Alcohol is the most destructive drug on the planet. It's acute toxicity is vastly underestimated, especially by college-age young people. It's subtle ability to addict a predictable portion of the population may be over shadowed by the twenty-five odd medical illnesses it causes, including ten different kinds of cancer. Attendees of this webinar will learn about the mechanism of toxicity of alcohol, the physiology of addiction, the psychological and physical effects of short and long term use. They will understand the gravity of the teen-age epidemic of alcoholism and the tragedy of fetal alcohol syndrome. They will glimpse the magnitude of the sociologic and economic harm alcohol does to our culture, and they will be presented with a common sense approach to attempting to change the public impression of alcohol.


Presenters
R. Jeffrey Herten, M.D.

For nearly thirty years, author Dr. Jeff Herten was a high functioning alcoholic - one who drinks every day, yet continues to lead a productive, successful life. Now he shares his first-hand knowledge of how alcohol can destroy lives - as it nearly destroyed his.

Dr. Jeff Herten, a native Californian, resides in rural San Luis Obispo with his wife, Debby. His past as a high-functioning alcoholic, his medical expertise and his life experinces have uniquely equipped him to expose the...More

Originally Published
January 26, 2012

Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
  1. Alcohol: A weapon of mass destruction Video
  2. Alcohol: A weapon of mass destruction Audio
  3. Alcohol: A weapon of mass destruction Paper

How To Attend
Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.

Technical Requirements
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Credit
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