Our July Health Writing Challenge is about alcohol and substance misuse. Hopefully, last month’s brain challenge helped you prepare for this one!
You’ll be explaining the risks of alcohol consumption, diseases related to excessive alcohol consumption and treatment options. It’s a sobering challenge, to say the least.
You only need to complete one micro writing task a day. Do as many challenges as you can throughout the month, and feel free to share your results online with our #healthwritingchallenge tag.
Writing every day helps you to feel more confident and makes you a better writer.
Missed our previous challenges? View them all here.
Plain text version: July 2022 Health Writing Challenge
Theme: Alcohol Misuse.
1 JULY Define substance misuse.
2 JULY List five signs of problem drinking.
3 JULY Explain the difference between substance use and misuse.
4 JULY Define pancreatitis.
5 JULY List five substances that produce harm.
6 JULY Define addition.
7 JULY List five known causes of substance misuse.
8 JULY Explain how liver disease is related to alcohol consumption.
9 JULY Define withdrawal.
10 JULY Define foetal alcohol syndrome.
11 JULY Explain how cancer is related to alcohol consumption.
12 JULY Explain how heart disease is related to alcohol consumption.
13 JULY List three treatments for substance misuse.
14 JULY Explain how substance misuse affects mental health.
15 JULY Define fatty liver.
16 JULY List three local supports for substance misuse.
17 JULY Explain what a standard drink is.
18 JULY Define binge drinking.
19 JULY List three symptoms of withdrawal.
20 JULY Define cirrhosis.
21 JULY Explain how substance misuse affects physical health.
22 JULY Define alcohol poisoning.
23 JULY Explain the guidelines for alcohol in your country.
24 JULY List five benefits of reducing alcohol consumption.
25 JULY Explain what happens during withdrawal.
26 JULY Define rehab.
27 JULY List five known risk factors for substance misuse.
28 JULY Explain how alcohol use increases injury risk.
29 JULY List five ways to manage alcohol intake.
30 JULY Explain when someone should seek help.