Friday May 29th 2015

problem drinking

Why do people binge drink?

Why do people binge drink?

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.

2 Is Antabuse addictive?

Is Antabuse addictive?

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.

6 I cannot control my drinking: Now what?

I cannot control my drinking: Now what?

If you think you have a problem with drinking, you probably do. More here on denial, intervention, and steps towards a different life.

Talking to college students about alcohol

Talking to college students about alcohol

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

1 How is alcohol abused?

How is alcohol abused?

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.

1 How can alcohol kill you?

How can alcohol kill you?

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.

Is controlled drinking possible?: Controlling your drinking BOOK REVIEW

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.

Does alcohol get you high?

Does alcohol get you high?

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.

When drinking is a problem

When drinking is a problem

Objective criteria exists to determine when recreational use of alcohol has become problem drinking. Guidelines and questions to ask yourself here.

1 Binge drinking among college students

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.

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