Archive for the ‘Alcohol Abuse’ Category

  • FTC Keeping an Eye on Alcohol Industry Marketing

    FTC Keeping An Eye On Alcohol Industry Marketing

    Apr 24, 14 • 2150 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on FTC Keeping An Eye On Alcohol Industry Marketing

    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) demands that alcohol companies provide information about how their product is marketed. The alcohol industry sets its own voluntary guidelines, so the FTC conducts periodic reviews of the industry’s voluntary compliance...

  • Study Illustrates Connection Between Pre-Teen Alcohol Use And Later Violence

    Study Illustrates Connection Between Pre-Teen Alcohol Use And Later Violence

    Apr 11, 14 • 2171 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on Study Illustrates Connection Between Pre-Teen Alcohol Use And Later Violence

    Susan J. Campbell Early initiation of alcohol consumption is a concern among those who seek to intervene and treat teenage substance abuse. Alcohol consumption is associated with many negative outcomes in teens, including injury, dangerous sexual behaviors...

  • How Can Internet-Based Interventions Reduce Tween Drinking

    How Can Internet-Based Interventions Reduce Tween Drinking?

    Mar 27, 14 • 2433 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on How Can Internet-Based Interventions Reduce Tween Drinking?

    A small but significant number of younger teenagers in the U.S. consume alcohol. Like older teenagers who drink, these younger adolescents have increased risks for a number of physical, mental and social problems. According to the results of a study published...

  • Federal Report Shows Underage Drinking Remains Stubborn Problem

    Federal Report Shows Underage Drinking Remains A Stubborn Problem

    Mar 25, 14 • 2290 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on Federal Report Shows Underage Drinking Remains A Stubborn Problem

    A report from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in late 2012 reported that more than 25 percent of teens in America participate in underage drinking. The country is making progress but has a long way to go in...

  • Why Are Utah’s Drinking Teens At Greater Risk Of Binging

    Why Are Utah’s Drinking Teens At Greater Risk Of Binging?

    Mar 3, 14 • 2299 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on Why Are Utah’s Drinking Teens At Greater Risk Of Binging?

    In Utah, a state known for its conservative Mormon beliefs, it may come as no surprise that the teenage drinking rate lags behind figures reported for the rest of the nation. However, what may be shocking...

  • What Are The Risks Of Inhaling Alcohol | Teen Alcohol Abuse

    What Are The Risks Of Inhaling Alcohol?

    Feb 13, 14 • 2848 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on What Are The Risks Of Inhaling Alcohol?

    Many studies caution about the dangers of binge-drinking. When teens consume four or more alcoholic drinks in one drinking session, they risk severe health problems, alcohol addiction and engaging in risky sexual behavior. With teens inhaling alcohol to get...

  • Temperament In Preschool May Predict Adolescent Alcohol Behaviors

    How Temperament In Preschool May Predict Adolescent Alcohol Behaviors

    Jan 31, 14 • 2542 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on How Temperament In Preschool May Predict Adolescent Alcohol Behaviors

    Teenage drinking tends to be problematic. Rarely are groups of adolescents gathered to sip a cocktail as they converse or watch a game together. Instead, teenage alcohol consumption tends to be...

  • What Are The Dangers Of Teen Binge Drinking

    What Are The Dangers Of Teen Binge Drinking?

    Jan 21, 14 • 3538 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on What Are The Dangers Of Teen Binge Drinking?

    Teens that begin drinking at an early age put themselves at risk for many immediate consequences. Injury, assault, and vehicular accidents are just a few of the potential dangers of consuming alcohol. In addition, teens consuming alcohol are more likely to...

  • What Does Bullying And Teen Alcohol Use Have In Common

    What Does Bullying And Teen Alcohol Use Have In Common?

    Jan 17, 14 • 3388 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on What Does Bullying And Teen Alcohol Use Have In Common?

    Bullying is a problem that has only become more concerning as young people have more access than ever to communication. What used to end when the school bus dropped a child at their stop is now nearly uninterrupted...

  • The Impact Of Underage Drinking | Teen Rehab For Alcohol Addiction

    The Profound Impact Of Underage Drinking

    Jan 8, 14 • 4213 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on The Profound Impact Of Underage Drinking

    The teen years should be ones of exciting new opportunities and growth. As the adolescent begins to pull away from the family unit and tries out his or her wings they can experience satisfying years of personal growth and development. However, when alcohol...