While any type of alcohol consumption carries some risk for harm, consuming alcohol as a coping mechanism for anxiety creates a considerable risk for addiction. No one should use alcohol as a method of “dealing with anxiety.
Though alcohol offers zero health benefits and presents an array of risks in its consumption, the alcohol industry in the United States is still a $252 billion industry and $1.47 trillion globally.
The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans provides crucial information for all American families to better determine their daily diets. What does this document have to say about alcohol consumption?
What is the scope of alcohol abuse in the Republic of Ireland? What has led this island nation of just under 5 million people to have one of the highest rates of per capita alcohol misuse in all of Europe?
Alcohol misuse harms all areas of the body and mind. This article examines just five systems within the body on which alcohol consumption has a direct, harmful effect. Alcohol advertisements make drinking look like fun. But over-drinking can be anything but fun, and here are five reasons why.
The list of harmful effects that alcohol misuse has on those who participate in such activities gets longer and longer. Now, new data suggests that alcohol misuse contributes to sleep disorders.
Is drug and alcohol abuse an issue of concern in Canada? How many Canadians struggle with addiction? What’s the solution to substance abuse in the Great White North?
College is a fantastic opportunity to learn a great deal and to gain valuable experience in order to ready oneself for life as an adult. College is a time to learn a trade, or simply to further one's general education.
When people hear that alcohol is the most addictive drug in the world, their instantaneous response is usually one of disbelief. Most people do not believe this to be true, because after all, everyone drinks, right? Certainly, except for perhaps cigarettes, and maybe sugar or coffee, alcohol is the most commonly used substance that could be considered to be addictive.
After reviewing 58,000 suicide cases from across the US, researchers concluded that alcohol played a definite – and tragic – role in these deaths . While numbers varied by gender and ethnic background, on average, nearly a quarter of those who killed themselves were legally drunk when they did so.