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  • Norton Sound Health Corporation
  • Norton Sound Health Corporation
    is located at 306 West 5th Avenue Nome, AK. 99762 and can be contacted by calling 907-443-3344. Norton Sound Health Corporation offers treatment services for Alcoholism, Illicit Drug Addiction and Prescription Drug Abuse

    Treatment Services Offered: Mental Balance Treatment Services, Outpatient Alcohol Treatment, Hearing Impaired Clients
    Payment Options: Payment Assistance Through Medicaid, Medicare Assistance, Insurance - Private Pay, Insurance - Military, Self Pay, Sliding-Scale Fee

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  • Blood Alcohol Level of .08%-.09%: You believe you're functioning better than you actually are. At this level, you may start to slur your speech. Your sense of balance is probably off, and your motor skills are starting to become impaired. Your ability to see and hear clearly is diminished. Your judgment is being affected, so it's difficult for you to decide whether or not to continue drinking. Your ability to evaluate sexual situations is impaired. Students may jokingly refer to this state of mind as beer goggles, but this Blood Alcohol Level can have serious repercussions.
  • The odds of women experiencing sexual aggression were nine times higher on heavy days of alcohol consumption compared with days of no alcohol consumption.
  • Recent studies have found that alcohol use also increases a person´┐Ż''s risk of a severe form of acute lung injury called acute respiratory distress syndrome. Scientists estimate that in the United States, tens of thousands of deaths occur each year from alcohol-related lung injury.
  • What health problems are associated with excessive alcohol use? Excessive drinking both in the form of heavy drinking or binge drinking, is associated with numerous health problems, including: Chronic diseases such as liver cirrhosis (damage to liver cells); pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas); various cancers, including liver, mouth, throat, larynx (the voice box), and esophagus; high blood pressure; and psychological disorders. Unintentional injuries, such as motor-vehicle traffic crashes, falls, drowning, burns and firearm injuries. Violence, such as child maltreatment, homicide, and suicide. Harm to a developing fetus if a woman drinks while pregnant, such as fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Alcohol abuse or dependence.

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