Alcohol
Reach Out To Us Today! Most Private Insurance Accepted
Risk for alcohol and drug use higher among Native American youth, says study
06-06   Risk for alcohol and drug use higher among Native American youth, says study
Posted in Alcohol

Native adolescents in the United States are more prone to alcohol and drug abuse compared to non-native adolescents, said a recent study. The research, conducted by the social scientists at the Colorado State University (CSU), found that the probability of using cannabis was 4.8 times higher among native eighth graders and 1.6 times higher among […]

Sticker campaign to remind adults of consequences of underage drinking
05-08   Sticker campaign to remind adults of consequences of underage drinking
Posted in Alcohol

In an effort to tackle underage drinking in Utah County, the Sheriff’s Office, along with Utah County Health Department Prevention Program and Parents Empowered, has launched a program to remind parents and other guardians of the dangers of underage drinking and the risks associated with offering alcohol to minors. The new campaign requires the deputies […]

Excessive drinking during late teens linked to liver problems in adulthood, says study
01-23   Excessive drinking during late teens linked to liver problems in adulthood, says study

Excessive drinking during teen years is often associated with harmful behavior like alcohol poisoning, accidents and injuries, aggressive and risk-taking behavior, and drug use and mental health issues among others. Drinking during the period has also been linked to an increased risk of liver damage during later years. According to a long-term study in Sweden, […]

Diageo suspends global alcohol ads on Snapchat
01-05   Diageo suspends global alcohol ads on Snapchat
Posted in Alcohol

United Kingdom-based multinational alcoholic beverages giant Diageo has suspended all global advertising on image messaging platform Snapchat after a sponsored lens was criticized for appealing to under-18 users. The decision was taken by Diageo after the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), UK’s advertising regulator, ruled in early January 2018 that a Snapchat ad for the company’s […]

Mix of alcohol and drugs blamed in SUNY freshman fraternity pledge death
12-08   Mix of alcohol and drugs blamed in SUNY freshman fraternity pledge death
Posted in Alcohol

A combination of alcohol and drugs is being blamed for the death of 18-year-old Daniel William Michaels, a State University of New York (SUNY), Oneonta freshman fraternity pledge. Michaels, who died on Dec. 2, 2017 was pledging the Alpha Pi fraternity which is not officially recognized by SUNY and operates independently. He was found in […]

Binge drinking impulse may be potentially blocked by a drug, suggests study
11-22   Binge drinking impulse may be potentially blocked by a drug, suggests study
Posted in Alcohol

Alcohol has become almost synonymous with teenage. While youngsters may consider it cool to consume several drinks in one go, binge drinking during adolescence can result in problematic behavior with alcohol and other drugs later in life. A recent study, published in the journal Neuropharmacology in September 2017, tried to establish an association between the […]

Survey shows first-time increase in alcohol use among Utah high school seniors in 14 years
11-08   Survey shows first-time increase in alcohol use among Utah high school seniors in 14 years

After declining steadily in the previous years, past-month alcohol consumption among Utah high school seniors increased noticeably in 2017. A state survey, published in October 2017, shows that the 30-day alcohol use among high school seniors (12th graders) increased from 13.6 percent in 2015 to 14.7 percent in 2017. It was the first upward trend […]

Michigan university students show the way by controlling their drinking habit
10-26   Michigan university students show the way by controlling their drinking habit
Posted in Alcohol

Thousands of Americans suffer an untimely death every year because of alcohol abuse, while millions of others live a precarious life because of it. Being an integral part of the American culture, alcohol impacts all age categories and sections of communities. However, teenagers are particularly vulnerable given the level of desire to experiment or due […]

Dealing with alcohol abuse in teenagers
08-22   Dealing with alcohol abuse in teenagers
Posted in Alcohol

Figures revealing teenage drinking patterns in America present a grim picture. Underage drinking is an enormous public health concern that parents and federal agencies are grappling with on a continual basis. Despite community-based health care workers and physicians persistently warning about the adverse effects of alcohol, most teenagers in the country continue to look at […]

Discussing positive facts about teens helps manage underage drinking
05-30   Discussing positive facts about teens helps manage underage drinking

Young people abusing alcohol is a serious issue in the United States and researchers are carrying out studies to understand the factors that prompt them to indulge in such risky drinking habits. Curiosity, stress, peer pressure and genetics are some potential factors for adolescent alcohol abuse. Negative perceptions may frustrate teenagers temporarily and may play […]

We accept Most Private Insurance, reach out to us to so we can help!

Measurement-Based Care Close X
Call Now Button