The use of alcohol can lead to serious health risks:
Heavy drinking can lead to:
Health risks associated with use of illegal drugs include:
The use of illicit dirges and the abuse of alcohol during pregnancy may cause spontaneous abortion, various birth defects or fetal alcohol syndrome. Additionally, the illicit use of drugs increases the risk of contracting hepatitis, AIDS and other infections. If used excessively, the use of alcohol or drugs singly or in certain combinations may cause death.
Drug and Alcohol Counseling, Treatment and Rehabilitation Programs
Do you need help? Contact a DSCC counselor for a referral or seek help from CACAO (Jackson), Dyersburg Regional Medical Center, Northwest Counseling Center (Dyersburg), Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.