Alcohol Addiction Trending News

See All
Communities Could Curb Binge Drinking
Alcohol poisoning deaths tied to binge drinking high in US, especially among middle aged men
Are There Cures for Hangovers?
Hangovers from alcohol best avoided with plenty of water and moderate drinking
Beware the Binge: Drinking May Slow Immune System
Binge drinking may lower immune system efficiency in fighting infection
Teen Substance Abuse Rates Dropped
Alcohol, tobacco and synthetic drug use rates down in US teens
Blackouts After Boozing All Too Common in Teens
Alcohol related blackouts in teens became more common as they aged
Head Trauma May Up Risk of Substance Abuse in Teens
Traumatic brain injury tied to more use of alcohol, marijuana and other substances in teens
Effects of Drinking on Blood Pressure Varied in Young Adults
Moderate alcohol consumption lowered risk for high blood pressure in young women, but binge drinking in young men raised risk
Alcohol Often Involved in ER Visits for Prescription Abuse
Opioid pain reliever and benzodiazepine abuse emergency room visits and deaths also involved alcohol in many cases
Parents' Actions May Influence Age Children Try Alcohol
Parental views on alcohol were largest factor in children trying alcohol before age 12
Robin Williams Dead at 63
Depression and addiction were lifelong struggles for Robin Williams
Alcohol Abuse Linked to Memory Loss
Brain function problems more than twice as likely in people who reported history of alcohol use disorders
Energy Drink Cocktails May Increase Desire to Drink
Alcohol with energy drinks increased urge to keep drinking and lowered breath alcohol concentration

Alcohol Addiction Videos

See All
Drinking and Driving
Someone is killed by a drunk driver every 45 minutes. Does this make you MADD? Learn more about drunk driving, from what blood alcohol level really means to how drinking and driving can irreparably change your life.
Staging an Intervention
So, someone you care about is drinking too much and you want to have an intervention. While interventions can work, a person who abuses alcohol must be willing to stop drinking. Here are tips for convincing your friend that its time to quit drinking.
Seeking Support
If you or someone you care about is suffering from a drinking disorder, alcohol rehab--from Alcoholics Anonymous to Rational Recovery--can help with alcoholism. To learn more about how best to help an alcoholic, check out this video.
The End Result of Alcoholism
Many people are able to responsibly use alcohol. However, repeated alcohol abuse or a diagnosis of alcoholism can both lead to severe consequences. Here, we'll look at what addiction can mean to your body--from cirrhosis to cancer.
What is Alcohol Poisoning?
Alcohol poisoning is a truly scary side effect of drinking too much, yet alcohol abuse doesn't always lead to this potentially deadly problem. To sort the safe from the scary drunk, check out this video.
Signs and Symptoms of Alcohol Abuse and Addiction
Over 76 million people worldwide are currently affected by drinking disorders, from alcoholism to binge drinking. If you're worried that you or someone you know is an alcoholic, this video is a good place to start.
Binge Drinking
Alcohol is a part of many people's lives, but did you know that more than 18 percent of Americans face real problems with it, from binge drinking to alcoholism. Have you crossed the line into alcohol abuse? We may have the answer.