ALCOHOL ABUSE

Ren in Alcohol Abuse
April 13, 2022

Study Finds Just One Drink Per Day Can Shrink Your Brain

A common view shared by many people who consume alcohol is that limited, conservative alcohol consumption poses zero risks to one’s physical health. However, a new study indicates that even just one alcoholic beverage per day can reduce brain size over time.

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Karen in Alcohol Abuse
March 17, 2022

Alcohol’s “New Normal”

Our world has changed in the last few years, and along with those changes, patterns of alcohol consumption have shifted. But that shift may not be the one you expect.

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Julie in Alcohol Abuse
December 31, 2021

Why Has Binge Drinking in College Been Normalized?

Overindulging in alcohol in college has become so socially acceptable that it is almost seen as a right of passage into adulthood. The problem with normalizing binge drinking is that it doesn’t address the genuine dangers of overdrinking.

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Julie in Alcohol Abuse
December 8, 2021

Mommy Wine Culture is Still Destroying Lives One Meme at A Time

“Mom needs wine jokes“ aren’t funny and are actually doing more harm than good.

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Julie in Alcohol Abuse
November 9, 2021

Alcohol is Now Responsible For More Than 95,000 Deaths Per Year

Excessive alcohol use is responsible for more than 95,000 deaths in the United States each year, or 261 deaths per day.

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Ren in Alcohol Abuse
November 5, 2021

Awareness of Alcohol Addiction Soars, But Treatment Does Not

Even though Americans are aware that alcohol abuse is a problem in the U.S., the treatment gap is wider than ever. Reporting suggests that the gap recently went from 10% of alcohol addicts receiving treatment down to just 6%. What must be done to address this serious problem?

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Julie in Alcohol Abuse
November 4, 2021

Why It Is So Hard To Quit Drinking

Not drinking may seem like a simple solution to someone on the outside but, it is much more complicated than that to someone with an alcohol problem. So what makes it so difficult to quit drinking? Several factors can make it a challenge for someone to stop drinking on their own; here are just a few.

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Julie in Alcohol Abuse
September 22, 2021

What the Heck Are Wine Wands?

Excessive alcohol use is responsible for more than 95,000 deaths in the United States each year, or 261 deaths per day.

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Ren in Alcohol Abuse
September 2, 2021

Why Do Fewer than One in Ten Alcohol Addicts Get Treatment?

Alcohol addiction. It is a crisis and an epidemic of a nationwide scale, one of the most underreported and insufficiently discussed public health problems in the United States. And sadly, even though treatment options do exist, fewer than 10% of alcohol addicts ever receive such treatment.

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Ren in Alcohol Abuse
August 4, 2021

Alcoholic Energy Drinks – The Rise and Fall of a Dangerous Substance Marketed to Young People

What are alcoholic energy drinks? And why were they banned? Are they still banned?

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