When people consider drug or alcohol addiction, the most attention-grabbing, headline-worthy material is always the number of deaths caused by drinking or drug abuse. But as a recent study shows, death is only one of the serious and harmful outcomes of alcohol abuse. There are many others.
Remarkably, Lithuania’s alcohol-related vehicle fatalities decreased 82% during a 15-year long experimental phase in which alcohol-related restrictions were imposed on the general public (especially those driving while intoxicated). Should we consider cracking down more on not only drunk driving but also on the circumstances that precipitate drunk driving?
No one asks a person why they stopped using heroin or why they don’t smoke crack but for whatever reason people will question someone if they say they don’t drink alcohol.
The first thing that you need to know about helping a friend who is a drug addict or alcoholic is that you should not wait. The longer that you postpone taking action to help your friend, the harder it may be for him or her to quit.
A 2018 study revealed that heavy alcohol consumption resulting in liver damage is killing an increasing number of Americans. Deaths among young adults are growing the fastest.
In this country, there are millions of individuals struggling with a drinking problem, and many more family members and other loved ones trying to help them. If you are in this situation, you are definitely not alone.
For some young people, the need for alcohol abuse rehab starts with the very first drink. They never really leave liquor or alcohol alone after that. They continue to drink and most of them will add other drugs to the mix.
Underage parties and heavy drinking sets many young people up to need alcohol rehab There’s two easy ways to find out how much drinking is going on among college students, most of whom are underage.
How can one judge whether or not alcoholism exists? There are two important factors that really count when you are judging if you are dealing with alcoholism.
Picture a group of young men or women going out on a winter’s evening. They’re going to have dinner and then hang out at a bar for a while. Maybe there’s a lot of people they know at the bar and they stay longer than they planned. There’s a lot of alcohol flowing.