ALCOHOL ABUSE

David in Success Story
October 21, 2021

I Found a New Path to a Bright Future with No Regret

Before I came here, my mom would talk about how what I’m doing to myself was killing her too! I can see that MOM is now full of life too, and that is really cool. I have a passion for life again, not just a body that’s going through the motions.

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Ren in Alcohol Abuse
June 29, 2021

Alcohol Manufacturers Are Marketing Alcohol to Young People

Advertising is a huge industry in the United States, a crucial component of the country’s economy and a necessary cog in the wheel of supply, demand, and the buying and selling of products and services. Unfortunately, there can be harmful sides to advertising, like when young people are repeatedly exposed to highly suggestive alcohol advertisements.

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Ren in Alcohol Abuse
June 2, 2021

What are the Signs of an Alcohol Overdose?

We often hear news stories about drug overdoses, about the rise in drug-related fatalities across America, and how we should respond to them. But what about alcohol overdoses, alcohol poisoning? It’s important to understand that alcohol poisonings do occur, and that they are extremely dangerous. It’s essential to know what the signs and symptoms of alcohol overdoses are and what to do if a loved one or friend has binge drunk to the point of an alcohol overdose.

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Ren in Drug Abuse Information
April 24, 2021

Binge Drinking, Drug Use, and Nightclubs—A Close Connection

Why must drinking, drug use, and dancing so often go hand in hand? Would it be possible to create and support a nightclub scene that does not seem to necessitate drinking or drug use?

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Ren in Alcohol Abuse
April 23, 2021

Alcohol Misuse—A Growing Health Concern for Women

Historically, alcohol misuse has affected men far more than women. Today, while alcohol abuse still affects more men than it does women, the gap is closing, and women are becoming increasingly afflicted with alcohol addiction.

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Ren in Addiction
January 27, 2020

Military Service and Addiction

Unfortunately, military men and women often experience struggles that most people in the civilian population never have to face. When soldiers return home from a tour of duty in a foreign country, they often come back with more than just a duffel bag on their shoulders…

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Ren in Alcohol
August 7, 2019

How Does Alcohol Use Affect People Who Don’t Drink?

A common line you hear when trying to recruit someone to help you address any one of the many societal problems that face our nation is this classic phrase: “That problem doesn’t affect me directly; why should I be concerned about it?”

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Ren in Alcohol
January 6, 2019

Are There Different Levels of Alcohol Addiction?

One concept that gets tossed around is this idea of there being different “levels” of drinking. This could lead to the conclusion that some types of drinking are “okay,” and others are not. You see this show up in common phrases such as “problem drinking,” “drinking to get drunk,” “trouble drinking,” “daily drinking,” “at-risk drinking,” “binge drinking,” “excessive drinking,” etc.

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Joanne in Alcohol
May 10, 2018

DJ Avicii Died from Addiction

DJ Avicii died on April 20, 2018, at the age of 28. Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii, was a Swedish musician, DJ, and record producer. Avicii started his career at sixteen, posting his remixes in online forums. This led him to sign his first record label deal.

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Magan Kilgore in Alcohol
September 3, 2017

Is a Drink of Alcohol Really Worth It?

Abusing alcohol causes not only physical problems but can also cause mental, emotional and social problems which often lead to the destruction of relationships, friendships and marriages.

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