Posts Tagged ‘Binge Drinking’

  • Teen Drinking Tied To High-Risk Behavior In Adulthood

    Teen Drinking Tied To High-Risk Behavior In Adulthood

    May 16, 14 • 3003 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on Teen Drinking Tied To High-Risk Behavior In Adulthood

    High-risk behavior is a term that doctors and public health officials use to describe activities that can cause serious harm in individuals or for society as a whole. Common examples of this type of behavior include having sex without a condom, behaving...

  • Parents Must Be Absolutely Clear When It Comes To Underage Drinking

    Parents Must Be Absolutely Clear When It Comes To Underage Drinking

    May 8, 14 • 1981 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on Parents Must Be Absolutely Clear When It Comes To Underage Drinking

    Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) want parents to know that they have more influence than they think and they need to use their influence before it’s too late. The group urges parents to make it absolutely clear that drinking before age 21 is not an...

  • Neknominate Drinking Game Blamed In Deaths

    Neknominate Drinking Game Blamed In Deaths

    May 7, 14 • 2143 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on Neknominate Drinking Game Blamed In Deaths

    Drinking games have a well-established place in the world of college parties and other young adult social gatherings. The digital age has also seen drinking games expand onto the Internet and social media websites like Facebook and YouTube. Unfortunately,...

  • Federal Report Shows Underage Drinking Remains Stubborn Problem

    Federal Report Shows Underage Drinking Remains A Stubborn Problem

    Mar 25, 14 • 2067 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...

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

    What Are The Risks Of Inhaling Alcohol?

    Feb 13, 14 • 2597 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...

  • Is Your Teen Part Of The Growing Underage Drinking Trend

    Is Your Teen Part Of The Growing Underage Drinking Trend?

    Feb 10, 14 • 2840 Views • Facts and StatsComments Off on Is Your Teen Part Of The Growing Underage Drinking Trend?

    Underage and binge drinking have become prevalent trends for high-school-aged kids throughout America. While that may not come as a surprise, what is unsettling is that the drinking age seems to continually get younger while the amounts consumed steadily...

  • What Are The Dangers Of Teen Binge Drinking

    What Are The Dangers Of Teen Binge Drinking?

    Jan 21, 14 • 3217 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...

  • College Known For Binge Drinking Than For Academics | Alcohol Abuse

    Why College Years May Become More Known For Binge Drinking Than For Academics

    Dec 24, 13 • 2198 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on Why College Years May Become More Known For Binge Drinking Than For Academics

    The college experience holds many unique environments and situations for incoming freshmen. Students are thrust into an increased level of independence and responsibility, with many having their first exposure...

  • Risks Of Drinking As A Teen | Teen Binge Drinking | Teen Alcohol Rehab

    A Child’s First Drink Of Alcohol – How The Age Makes A Difference

    Dec 11, 13 • 2450 Views • Alcohol Abuse, For the ParentsComments Off on A Child’s First Drink Of Alcohol – How The Age Makes A Difference

    Most parents will acknowledge that children just grow up too fast. Milestones like the first words come out unexpectedly. Before long, the wobbly legs are flying across a baseball field. One milestone parents might not expect, and definitely not one...

  • Teen Binge Drinking Consequences, Risky Behavior | Teen Alcohol Rehab

    Teen Binge Drinking Consequences And Risky Behaviors

    Dec 2, 13 • 5305 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on Teen Binge Drinking Consequences And Risky Behaviors

    When parents are talking with teens about reasons to stay away from alcohol there are plenty of reasons to give. The illegality of teenage drinking is only the beginning. There are immediate dangers associated with drinking and later consequences as well....