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Get Help for Alcohol Addiction on National Screening Day

When you’re young, it can seem impossible to get someone to listen to you. Many teens turn to alcohol to deal with depression and other issues that seem to dominate their lives. While alcohol abuse rates have steadily declined among teens over the past few decades, it remains an issue that threatens that age group’s…

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What Are The Signs Of Binge Drinking?

Binge drinking is a significant problem in the United States. From young adolescents to adults, the number of people who participate in this practice is high. In fact, according to the CDC, one in six adults engage in binge drinking approximately four times per month. Young people are susceptible to binge drinking, too. Young adults…

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Talking To Your Teen About Alcohol

Alcohol use in the United States is a serious problem. With millions of people every year struggling with alcohol use disorder, it’s critical that parents take the necessary steps to address this with their teens. Even though talking to your teen about alcohol may not be something you planned on doing, it could help them…

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Ways Alcohol Increases Death Among Teenagers

When a teenager is exhibiting odd behavior, it can be a concern for any parent. Changes to a teenager’s behaviors may not always be related to substance abuse. However, parents must learn to recognize the dangers associated with alcohol abuse and to discuss those concerns with your children. Drinking alcohol at a young age can…

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How Alcohol Use Increases the Risk of STDs

Alcohol use, especially binge drinking, can lead to risky sexual behaviors. What makes these behaviors risky to the individuals is they may result in sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). It increases the risk for STDs in three ways through multiple partners, unprotected sex (sex without a condom), and combining additional substances with alcohol and sexual activities.…