Ren in Alcohol
August 17, 2020

Drunk Driving And Its Tragic Effects

One of the primary goals of any society should be the preservation of life. In some respects, this can be difficult and challenging (as in the case of finding a cure for aggressive cancers, for example). But other causes of death could be easily prevented. To this end, efforts could be made that would drastically reduce drunk driving fatalities.


Karen in Drug Use
February 11, 2019

Youth Too Often Choose to Ride with Impaired Drivers, Not Realizing They Risk Their Lives

Peer pressure can make teens and young adults feel compelled to go along with dangerous stunts. They might not realize that getting in the car with an impaired driver could be one of the most dangerous stunts of all.


Karen in Alcohol
January 31, 2019

Slow-Onset Alcohol Deaths, Overlooked by Media and Activists Alike

Excessive alcohol consumption is killing more people than drug overdoses, but you see almost nothing about this problem in the headlines. We take a closer look at the depth of this challenge to social and individual health.


Ren in Drug Abuse Information
December 27, 2018

Drunk Driving and Drugged Driving—Big Problems on Our Roads

Drug and alcohol abuse can rob us of our family members and loved ones, our friends, our coworkers, and even our own lives in many different ways. Substance abuse with drugs and alcohol greatly impairs our abilities, reducing our cognitive function, our mental capacity, and our physical dexterity.


Karen in Alcohol
November 6, 2017

Should Bartenders Receive Specialized Training to Prevent DUIs?

Do bartenders have enough training to prevent patrons from driving while intoxicated? Would mandatory training prevent more drunk driving deaths?


Karen in Drug Prevention
April 24, 2017

Prom Season Excites Teens and Worries Parents

Spring is prom season. This is a time that parents need to take action to prevent a night of drinking, drug overdose, hospitalization or traffic accident.


Karen in Alcohol
December 26, 2016

Hosting a New Year’s Party? 10 Tips for Getting Everyone Home Safely

So you’re having people over for New Year’s! That’s great! Have fun! And also make sure everyone makes it home safely afterward. Now more than ever, our society is holding hosts and drinking establishments responsible for the safety of guests and patrons.


The Morning After Your Alcohol Binge—Are You OK to Drive Now?

You got drunk last night—it doesn’t happen often but it was a celebration and you got carried away. You gave your keys to a friend who took you home and tucked you into bed. When you wake up and deal with a headache and nausea, you still need to drive to work.


Sue Birkenshaw in Alcohol Addiction
January 30, 2012

How Much Does Alcoholism Contribute to Traffic Fatalities?

It’s a good guess that pretty much everyone knows that drunk drivers are dangerous to themselves and everyone in their environments. Amazingly, this doesn’t stop tens of thousands of people each year from driving off in their cars when they have had too much to drink.