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Posted on April 7, 2017 in Alcoholism

5 Ways That Schools Have Successfully Reduced Binge Drinking

Binge drinking has become a serious issue that schools have had difficulty dealing with. A 2015 report by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, established that nearly 40% of college students age 18-22 reported they’d engaged in binge drinking in the past month, compared with less than 33% of students the same age who had not. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), students who consume five or more drinks, if male, and four or more drinks, if female, within a 2-hour time-frame, have engaged in binge drinking. Schools with strong Greek systems and athletic programs tend to have students who drink more than those at schools where fraternities, sororities and sports programs are not as prevalent.

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Posted on April 4, 2017 in Alcoholism

5 Causes of Binge Drinking & How to Address Them

In recent years, Americans have grown increasingly aware of binge drinking alcohol abuse, a widespread pattern of alcohol intake that results in rapid intoxication. The public has also grown increasingly aware of the dangers of alcohol binging. Here are five common reasons for binge drinking, accompanied by potential options for countering these motivations and minimizing involvement in the practice.

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Drunk Driving and Alcohol

Posted on April 3, 2017 in Alcoholism

Are Texans Prone to Alcoholism?

Texas statistics of drinking and driving suggest the state has a serious alcohol abuse problem. In 2014 (the most recent year with available data) 1,446 Texans lost their lives in alcohol-related automobile and motorcycle accidents, putting the state in first place in this dubious category.

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Wealthy Celebrity Prone to Drug Abuse

Posted on March 30, 2017 in Drug Abuse

Are the Ultra Wealthy More Prone to Drug Abuse?

In America and throughout the world, celebrities and other ultra-rich individuals receive a broad range of social perks and privileges. If you base your opinions on popular news and entertainment coverage, the ultra wealthy also appear to have ready access to drugs and alcohol. But does celebrity drug abuse actually happen more often than drug abuse in other segments of the population? Judging from the impact of wealth on substance abuse risks, the answer to that question may be “Yes.”

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