Archive for the ‘Alcohol Abuse’ Category

  • Teen Drinking Increases Feelings Of Loneliness

    Teen Drinking Increases Feelings Of Loneliness

    Oct 18, 13 • 2410 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on Teen Drinking Increases Feelings Of Loneliness

    When teens decide to drink, they may actually be having the reverse affect that they were looking for. Most teens think that it is “cool” to drink and they do so to fit in, however, new research shows...

  • College Students Struggle With Drunkorexia | Saving Calories To Drink

    College Students Struggle With Drunkorexia

    Oct 14, 13 • 2356 Views • Alcohol Abuse, Eating DisordersComments Off on College Students Struggle With Drunkorexia

    Americans know how to have a good time and for many little gets in the way of a happy hour or night on the town. Americans are also extremely conscious of their appearance, so much so that they invest $60 billion a year in diet products to try to look fit and...

  • Women’s Abuse Of Alcohol Is Catching Up To Men | Increase In Drinking

    Women’s Abuse Of Alcohol Is Catching Up To Men

    Oct 10, 13 • 2467 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on Women’s Abuse Of Alcohol Is Catching Up To Men

    Perhaps not many can recall the strident battles over the proposed ERA (equal rights amendment), but nonetheless, women’s work equality is still a fairly recent achievement. Once inside the office, women next had to shatter the glass ceiling. Today women...

  • The Secret Drinker Hides Addiction Well

    Sep 24, 13 • 2738 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on The Secret Drinker Hides Addiction Well

    Ethanol is a tiny molecule that’s part of every alcoholic cocktail, brew, wine and whiskey. The effects of the ethanol are what some drinkers seek as they partake in an alcoholic beverage, while others drink for the taste. Regardless of the reason, some...

  • The Connection Between Lower Drinking Age and Binge Drinking

    Sep 9, 13 • 3307 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on The Connection Between Lower Drinking Age and Binge Drinking

    Some lawmakers believe that young adults who have been introduced to alcohol at earlier ages may respect it more and not abuse it with gluttony when they move away to college and away from restrictions at home. These lawmakers believe that lowering the...

  • Talking to Freshmen About Substance and Alcohol Use

    Talking to Freshmen About Substance Use

    Aug 30, 13 • 1883 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on Talking to Freshmen About Substance Use

    Most parents will have spoken to their children about drug and alcohol use many years before they reach adulthood and prepare to leave home. If your child is about to enter college and you have not yet spoken to him or her about substance use on campuses, it...

  • Dangers of Alcohol Use

    The Dangers of Alcohol: Hypocrisy or Just Lacking in Logic?

    Aug 19, 13 • 2084 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on The Dangers of Alcohol: Hypocrisy or Just Lacking in Logic?

    The drug kills 24,518 Americans per year. Over half of citizens 18 and over consume it regularly. When abused (in excess of 2 glasses per day), all of the benefits – lowered blood pressured, lessened anxiety and stress – appear to revert and can lead to...

  • Abused Girls Particularly Vulnerable to Alcohol Abuse

    Aug 14, 13 • 3081 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on Abused Girls Particularly Vulnerable to Alcohol Abuse

    Children who have been treated wrongly often show signs of mental and emotional distress.  Anxiety, depression and aggression can all be signs that a person was mistreated early on. In some cases, the person will have lifelong difficulty in forming health...

  • Teens Developing a Taste for Bud Light

    Teens Developing a Taste for Bud Light

    Aug 12, 13 • 1791 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on Teens Developing a Taste for Bud Light

    It’s no secret that it’s considered “cool” to drink alcohol among certain teens. Those who demonstrate they can do it well generally garner the admiration of their peers. The same group is also likely to develop the problems anti-drinking campaigns...

  • How Much Does College Culture Really Influence Binge Drinking?

    Aug 5, 13 • 2068 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on How Much Does College Culture Really Influence Binge Drinking?

    Despite the fact that fewer young people are abusing alcohol, the problem of binge drinking on college campuses has continued to grow. It may not surprise most to learn that alcohol is the No. 1 abused substance on college campuses. However it may take some...