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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 5 causes of binge drinking, and how to address them, minimizing your consumption of alcohol. #1…

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LGB Teens More Likely to Binge Drink

Are LGB Teens More Likely to Binge Drink? A 2014 study from the University of Southern California School of Social Work in cooperation with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles found that teens who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual experience unique stressors that put them at greater risk for binge drinking. The study was led by…

Tactics to Temper Binge Drinking

Binge drinking is defined by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) as having five or more drinks for men, and four or more drinks for women, within about a two-hour timeframe. In a 2015 report from the NIAAA, almost 27% of adults 18 and older said they had engaged in binge drinking…