Saturday November 1st 2014

binge drinking

Talking to college students about alcohol

Six (6) conversations you should be having with your college student, especially about drinking. More here.

Is controlled drinking possible?: Controlling your drinking BOOK REVIEW

Yes, it is possible to control problem drinking. But those that can drink in moderation are usually not alcoholics. How can you know the difference? More here.

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Binge drinking among college students

Binge drinking is associated with a variety of health problems and is related to 1,800 student deaths and about 800K assaults on campuses each year. More stats and strategies for preventing binge drinking among college students here.

Consequences of driving drunk

Consequences of driving drunk include increased insurance fees, not being able to rent a car, and having a suspended driving license. But is alcohol addiction treatment a viable option to deter drunk driving? We explore here.

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Alcohol and the modern world (INFOGRAPHIC)

Get up-to-date on the definition of problem drinking and its associated harms worldwide. Statistics on alcohol use and abuse in the U.S. as well as internationally, and ideas for how we can prevent harm caused by alcohol use…based on the collaborative World Health Organization (WHO) Report on “Alcohol and Injuries”, essential reading for anyone interested in harm reduction among drinkers.

I drink too much – What do I do?

If you find that you drink too much, you can try to stop drinking. Or get an assessment. More tips on how to manage problem drinking here.

How does alcohol make you drunk?

Alcohol gets you drunk by altering the body’s molecules immediately when ingested. More on how alcohol works, intoxication and inebriation here.

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College drinking prevention

Can college drinking be prevented? How? We review tips on college drinking prevention from the new book, “College Drinking and Drug Use” here.

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Alcohol harm reduction strategies and techniques

An explanation of the Top 5 alcohol harm reduction strategies and techniques currently used in clinical practice to help reduce alcohol harm.

College binge drinking facts: Top 10

college binge drinking is endemic to the college experience. In fact, 40% of college students report binge drinking during the college years. Top 10 facts on college binge drinking here

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