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Dangers of Binge Drinking: What You Need To Know

When you’re going out on the weekends or enjoying a weekday happy hour with friends, it’s easy for one drink to turn into several. Binge drinking is a common problem, and many people don’t realize they’re participating in binge drinking until they run into trouble. Let’s take a look at the definition of binge drinking. What Is…

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How to Stage an Intervention

If someone you love is experiencing issues with addiction, it may be time to stage an intervention. However, most people haven’t experienced an intervention before. Therefore, they do not know how to stage an intervention. If you go about an intervention the wrong way, your friend or family member could become resistant. Sometimes it’s less…

what type of drug is alcohol

What Type of Drug is Alcohol?

You already realize that alcohol is an addictive substance. However, what type of drug is alcohol? It seems to be a stimulant because of its initial effects. Its subsequent actions belie this notion. What Type of Drug is Alcohol and Why Does It Matter? In fact, alcohol is a nervous system depressant. The polar opposite…

A Very Short History of Alcohol Addiction

A Very Short History of Alcoholism

How much of a problem is alcohol addiction? The effects of alcohol on society are far-reaching, and cause problems on many levels. First, there’s the social level where people become addicted to alcohol and can slip into a state of constant drunkenness. While affected by alcohol, all manner of terrible things can occur, including physical abuse,…