Can’t quite grasp alcoholism as a “disease”? A look at the basics of defining alcohol addiction and its treatment, here.
A look into the reasons why people overdrink, and where you can go for help if you think you have a problem with binge drinking.
Six (6) conversations you should be having with your college student, especially about drinking. More here.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Alcohol gets you drunk by altering the body’s molecules immediately when ingested. More on how alcohol works, intoxication and inebriation here.
Can college drinking be prevented? How? We review tips on college drinking prevention from the new book, “College Drinking and Drug Use” here.