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.
NO. Antabuse is not addictive. In fact, Antabuse is used for treating patients who suffer from chronic alcoholism. We review what Antabuse is made of and its other properties, here.
If you think you have a problem with drinking, you probably do. More here on denial, intervention, and steps towards a different life.
Six (6) conversations you should be having with your college student, especially about drinking. More here.
Alcohol abuse = excessive drinking. More than one drink per day for women; more than two drinks daily for men. More here on the limits between healthy and unhealthy drinking, with a section for your questions at the end.
Alcohol can kill you directly or indirectly. Accidents including traffic fatalities, fire, overdose, or injuries are attributed to drinking. But how does alcohol affect body systems? We review 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.
Yes, alcohol can make you feel euphoric, or “high”. Here, we review how alcohol works to get you high and how to identify problems when drinking.
Objective criteria exists to determine when recreational use of alcohol has become problem drinking. Guidelines and questions to ask yourself 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.