Student Health: Drug & Alcohol Abuse

Written by liam on January 22nd, 2016

Every student has some general knowledge of drugs and alcohol. Students may even know someone currently engaged in substance abuse. But how much do you really know about what substance abuse does to the body? How much do you know about the other negative consequences that usually follow? Having full knowledge of the pitfalls that…
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The After Effects Faced by Alcoholics: Alcoholic Neuropathy

Written by liam on July 27th, 2015

Many people are unaware of just how damaging the effects of alcohol can be. One major problem faced by many heavy alcohol drinkers is Alcoholic Neuropathy, as they begin to feel pain and tingling in their limbs. This is because  the peripheral nerves that transmit signals between the body, the spinal cord, and the brain have…
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Alcohol and Anxiety

Written by liam on July 24th, 2015

Many people wonder why they often will face anxiety after drinking alcohol. They don’t quite understand how closely related the two can be. Some may try to sooth their anxiety with alcohol, drinking more and more to find comfort. Others may drink for other reasons only to be overwhelmed by anxiety when stopping the use…
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How to Stop an Alcoholic from Drinking

Written by liam on March 20th, 2015

Do you know somebody who drinks too much alcohol? Do you consider this person to be an alcoholic? If so, there are steps you can take to help him or her become sober. Doing Nothing Contributes to the Problem Those who do nothing, those who let the person continue drinking, are not doing anything for…
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How to Get an Alcoholic Help

Written by liam on March 5th, 2015

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, in 2012 87.6 percent of people ages 18 or older reported drinking alcohol at least one time during their life. Does this mean everybody who takes a drink of alcohol will become an alcoholic? Of course not. However, there are many people who travel down…
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Regulations for Drinking and Driving

Written by liam on September 4th, 2014

Over the years, drinking and driving regulations and laws have changed in the United States. With each change, the authorities share the same goal: to cut back on drunk driving incidents as a means of keeping people as safe as possible. Drinking and driving regulations can change from one state to the next, but it…
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Organizations that Fight Against Drinking and Driving

Written by liam on September 1st, 2014

Drinking and driving accounts for thousands of vehicle accidents every year, many of which result in injury or death among those involved. While there is no way to completely cut back on drinking and driving, as there will always be people who take part in this behavior, some organizations have set out to do their…
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How Does Society View Drinking?

Written by liam on August 28th, 2014

In today’s day and age, millions upon millions of people enjoy drinking alcohol for one reason or the next. Some do so only in social settings, while others have a drink from time to time to calm their nerves. And then there are those who go too far, finding themselves addicted to alcohol and searching…
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When Is Alcohol Too Much Alcohol?

Written by liam on August 25th, 2014

There is nothing wrong with having a drink from time to time, as this is something many people enjoy. However, some people take things one step too far, finding themselves drinking too much alcohol and suffering the consequences as a result. Here are three signs that you are consuming too much alcohol: 1. You drink…
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Alcohol Abuse Self-Test

Written by liam on August 21st, 2014

Are you worried that you have developed an addiction to alcohol? Are you concerned that you are drinking entirely too much and it is having a negative impact on your life? If you find yourself in this situation, there are a couple things you can do. Rather than immediately visit a medical professional or contact…
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