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Visualizing Alcohol Use Visualizing Alcohol Use

Infographic from the Helpful Counselor Prepared for Red Ribbon Week

This infographic was prepared by the Helpful Counselor for Red Ribbon Week. It gives facts and figures on alcohol use in the United States.

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0 Infographic-Infographic jplist-topic-Alcohol-Facts 0 294886 294886 This infographic was prepared by the Helpful Counselor for Red Ribbon Week.  It gives facts and figures on alcohol use in the United States.

Visualizing Alcohol Use

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This infographic was prepared by the Helpful Counselor for Red Ribbon Week. It gives facts and figures on alcohol use in the United States.

Alcohol and Your Body Alcohol and Your Body

Article from Brown University

Full Article "Understanding what alcohol does to your body and the risks associated with alcohol use can help you in many ways:" Using ...

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Alcohol and Your Body

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Full Article "Understanding what alcohol does to your body and the risks associated with alcohol use can help you in many ways:" Using frequently ...

Why Alcohol is the Most Harmful Drug Why Alcohol is the Most Harmful Drug

Medically Reviewed Article from Very Well Mind by Buddy T

From the article: "Alcohol is the world's most dangerous drug when you consider the harm it does to drinkers, their friends, and families ...

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2 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Alcohol jplist-topic-Alcoholism jplist-topic-Drugs jplist-topic-Harmful 0 328735 328735 From the article: "Alcohol is the world's most dangerous drug when you consider the harm it does to drinkers, their friends, and families and to society in general. The harm that alcohol does exceeds the dangers of even heroin and crack cocaine when the overall danger to the user and others is taken into account." This article ranks the harm drugs do, and explains why alcohol can be the most harmful drug. 

Why Alcohol is the Most Harmful Drug

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From the article: "Alcohol is the world's most dangerous drug when you consider the harm it does to drinkers, their friends, and families and to ...

What to Say to Someone With a Drinking Problem What to Say to Someone With a Drinking Problem

By Lisa Frederiksen - April 15, 2019

From the article by Lisa Fredericksen, "What to say to someone with a drinking problem? Where to begin! If you’re reading this post, you ...

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3 Article-Article jplist-topic-Alcoholism jplist-topic-Confrontation jplist-topic-Discussion 0 294887 294887 From the article by Lisa Fredericksen, "What to say to someone with a drinking problem? Where to begin! If you’re reading this post, you have likely been hurt, frustrated, concerned, angered, and/or scared by a loved one’s drinking. You’ve likely tried talking, yelling, cajoling, negotiating, looking the other way, believing their promise(s) to stop or cut down, but so far, nothing’s worked."

What to Say to Someone With a Drinking Problem

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From the article by Lisa Fredericksen, "What to say to someone with a drinking problem? Where to begin! If you’re reading this post, you have ...

Stages of Alcoholism Stages of Alcoholism

When Is It a Problem?

"Moderate drinking isn’t a cause for concern in most adults. But when alcohol consumption gets out of control, you may find yourself on a ...

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4 Article-Article jplist-topic-Alcohol-Abuse jplist-topic-Alcohol-Addiction jplist-topic-Alcoholic jplist-topic-Alcoholics jplist-topic-Alcoholism jplist-topic-Binge-Drinking jplist-topic-Blackout-Drunk jplist-topic-Drinking jplist-topic-Drunk jplist-topic-Hangover jplist-topic-Hangovers jplist-topic-Stages-Of-Alcoholism 0 294895 294895 "Moderate drinking isn’t a cause for concern in most adults. But when alcohol consumption gets out of control, you may find yourself on a dangerous path toward addiction. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism estimates that 17 million American adults have alcohol use disorders. Another 855,000 Americans ages 12 to 17 years old have alcohol use disorders. It’s important to remember that alcoholism isn’t created overnight. It emerges out of long-term alcohol abuse." In this article from HealthLine, the five stages of alcoholism are outlined and the final outlook for full-blown alcohol addiction is described. 

Stages of Alcoholism

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"Moderate drinking isn’t a cause for concern in most adults. But when alcohol consumption gets out of control, you may find yourself on a dangerous ...

What an Alcohol Use Disorder Diagnosis Means What an Alcohol Use Disorder Diagnosis Means

Medically Reviewed Article from Very Well Mind by Buddy T

According to Buddy T, "There really is no official diagnosis of alcoholism. The human condition that has long been termed alcoholism is ...

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5 Article-Article jplist-topic-Alcohol jplist-topic-Alcoholism jplist-topic-Disorder jplist-topic-SUD jplist-topic-Use 0 328741 328741 According to Buddy T, "There really is no official diagnosis of alcoholism. The human condition that has long been termed alcoholism is called "severe alcohol use disorder," as of the May 2013 publication of the 5th edition of the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" (DSM–5) by the American Psychiatric Association. With the DSM-5, if a person exhibits two or more symptoms from a list of 11 criteria, they are diagnosed as having an alcohol use disorder, with classifications of mild, moderate, and severe." This article lists the symptoms of alcohol use disorder from the DSM-5.

What an Alcohol Use Disorder Diagnosis Means

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According to Buddy T, "There really is no official diagnosis of alcoholism. The human condition that has long been termed alcoholism is called ...

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Article by Helaina Hovitz on Rewire January 2018

In Heleaina Hovitz' article on Rewire, " Having a partner or sibling with a substance abuse problem puts a tremendous strain on your ...

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6 Article-Article jplist-topic-Alcohol-Addiction jplist-topic-family jplist-topic-Relationships 0 294888 294888 In Heleaina Hovitz' article on Rewire, " Having a partner or sibling with a substance abuse problem puts a tremendous strain on your relationship. It can disrupt family gatherings and even has the potential to uproot your life entirely. You never know when the next shoe will drop, when you’ll get a phone call you’re dreading or whether you should be up all night worrying...So how do you handle it when things do get out of control? How do you continue to lead as healthy a life as possible? And what do you do when you fear your loved one’s life is at risk?"

How to Cope When Someone You Love is Addicted to Alcohol

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In Heleaina Hovitz' article on Rewire, " Having a partner or sibling with a substance abuse problem puts a tremendous strain on your relationship. It ...

Alcohol is a Drug, and It’s Time We Addressed It Alcohol is a Drug, and It’s Time We Addressed It

Article on Rewire by Sara Shepherd in January 2019

In Sara Shepherd's article appearing on Rewire in January 2019, "Like McCormick, more than 15 million U.S. adults experience an alcohol use ...

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Alcohol is a Drug, and It’s Time We Addressed It

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In Sara Shepherd's article appearing on Rewire in January 2019, "Like McCormick, more than 15 million U.S. adults experience an alcohol use disorder, ...

Recognizing Alcoholism as a Disease Recognizing Alcoholism as a Disease

Medically Reviewed Article from Very Well Mind by Buddy T

In his article Buddy T says, "One of the difficulties in recognizing alcoholism as a disease is it just plain doesn't seem like one. It ...

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8 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Alcohol jplist-topic-Alcoholism jplist-topic-Disease jplist-topic-Science 0 328747 328747 In his article Buddy T says, "One of the difficulties in recognizing alcoholism as a disease is it just plain doesn't seem like one. It doesn't look, sound, smell and it certainly doesn't act like a disease. To make matters worse, generally, it denies it exists and resists treatment." This article discusses the neurobiology of alcoholism. 

Recognizing Alcoholism as a Disease

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In his article Buddy T says, "One of the difficulties in recognizing alcoholism as a disease is it just plain doesn't seem like one. It doesn't look, ...

14 Ways Alcohol Affects the Aging Process 14 Ways Alcohol Affects the Aging Process

By Lisa Esposito, Staff Writer for US News

From the US News slide show by Lisa Esposito: "Moderation is key. No doubt about it – a lifetime of hard drinking takes a toll. Liver ...

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9 Slide-Show-Slide-Show jplist-topic-Aging jplist-topic-Alcoholism jplist-topic-Health 0 294889 294889 From the US News slide show by Lisa Esposito: "Moderation is key. No doubt about it – a lifetime of hard drinking takes a toll. Liver damage, dementia and skin aging are all more likely with long-term alcohol abuse. For seniors who are lighter drinkers, though, the message is mixed. Alcohol tolerance is lower, and hangovers last longer with age. Drinking can worsen forgetfulness. But the news isn't all bad, and drinking in moderation may even have some health benefits for seniors. See the different ways drinking affects healthy aging."

14 Ways Alcohol Affects the Aging Process

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From the US News slide show by Lisa Esposito: "Moderation is key. No doubt about it – a lifetime of hard drinking takes a toll. Liver damage, ...

How to Stay Sober at Work While Remaining Social How to Stay Sober at Work While Remaining Social

Guest Author Ken Seeley

How to stay sober at work — whether it is after a period of time in a residential treatment center or while navigating your own recovery ...

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How to Stay Sober at Work While Remaining Social

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How to stay sober at work — whether it is after a period of time in a residential treatment center or while navigating your own recovery path — ...

Signs of a Functional Alcoholic Signs of a Functional Alcoholic

Medically Reviewed Article from Very Well Mind by Buddy T

According to Buddy T, "Many people think of alcoholics as disheveled, homeless winos who have lost everything, but there are people who ...

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11 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Alcoholic jplist-topic-Alcoholism jplist-topic-Functional-Alcoholic 0 328753 328753 According to Buddy T, "Many people think of alcoholics as disheveled, homeless winos who have lost everything, but there are people who meet the criteria for a medical diagnosis for alcohol dependence who are highly functional in society and still have their jobs, homes, and families. This type of drinker is known as a functional alcoholic." This article explains what a functional alcoholic is, and discusses the dangers of being a functional alcoholic. 

Signs of a Functional Alcoholic

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According to Buddy T, "Many people think of alcoholics as disheveled, homeless winos who have lost everything, but there are people who meet the ...

College Drinking College Drinking

From the National Institute on Alcohol and Alcohol Abuse

Harmful and underage college drinking are significant public health problems, and they exact an enormous toll on the intellectual and ...

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College Drinking

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Harmful and underage college drinking are significant public health problems, and they exact an enormous toll on the intellectual and social lives of ...

How to Help Someone with an Alcohol Addiction How to Help Someone with an Alcohol Addiction

Article appearing in Healthline.com

According to the article in Healthline.com "Finding the right way to approach someone you think may have an alcohol use disorder can be ...

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13 Article-Article jplist-topic-Alcoholism jplist-topic-Alocholism-Support 0 294890 294890 According to the article in Healthline.com "Finding the right way to approach someone you think may have an alcohol use disorder can be tough. Before you speak with them, try putting yourself in their shoes. The most important thing is to let them know that you care and that you’ll be there when they need your support."

How to Help Someone with an Alcohol Addiction

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According to the article in Healthline.com "Finding the right way to approach someone you think may have an alcohol use disorder can be tough. Before ...

5 Reasons People Get Addicted to Drugs and Alcohol 5 Reasons People Get Addicted to Drugs and Alcohol

Article in Women's Fitness Magazine

5 Reasons People Get Addicted to Drugs and Alcohol: One of the biggest questions families have when addiction strikes is “why did this ...

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14 Article-Article jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Alcohol jplist-topic-Alcoholism jplist-topic-Reasons 0 294898 294898 5 Reasons People Get Addicted to Drugs and Alcohol: One of the biggest questions families have when addiction strikes is “why did this happen?” But unfortunately, there’s no quick or simple answer.  Take a look at the article from Women's Fitness Magazine.

5 Reasons People Get Addicted to Drugs and Alcohol

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5 Reasons People Get Addicted to Drugs and Alcohol: One of the biggest questions families have when addiction strikes is “why did this happen?” ...

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Article from Vox by German Lopez

From the article:America is in the middle of an alcohol epidemic.That’s one takeaway from a new study published this month in ...

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15 Article-Article jplist-topic-Alcohol jplist-topic-Death jplist-topic-Substance-Use 0 341239 341239 From the article:America is in the middle of an alcohol epidemic.That’s one takeaway from a new study published this month in Alcoholism, which found the number of alcohol-related deaths more than doubled between 1999 and 2017 from nearly 36,000 to nearly 73,000, and the rate of alcohol-related deaths rose by more than 50 percent from 16.9 per 100,000 people to 25.5.This article discusses the findings of this study and examines how it speaks to a problem in American public health policy.

The number of US alcohol deaths per year has doubled since 1999

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From the article:America is in the middle of an alcohol epidemic.That’s one takeaway from a new study published this month in Alcoholism, which ...

Fall Semester—A Time for Parents To Discuss the.. → Fall Semester—A Time for Parents To Discuss the.. →

From the National Institute on Alcohol and Alcohol Abuse

As college students arrive on campus this fall, it’s a time of new experiences, new friendships, and making memories that will last a ...

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16 Article-Article jplist-topic-Alcoholism jplist-topic-College jplist-topic-Drinking jplist-topic-Student 0 294883 294883 As college students arrive on campus this fall, it’s a time of new experiences, new friendships, and making memories that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately for many, it is also a time of harmful and underage drinking and dealing with its aftermath—from vandalism and sexual aggression and other forms of violence to injuries and death.

Fall Semester—A Time for Parents To Discuss the Risks of College Drinking

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As college students arrive on campus this fall, it’s a time of new experiences, new friendships, and making memories that will last a lifetime. ...

Changing the Conversations: Breaking the Cycle Changing the Conversations: Breaking the Cycle

Article by Lisa Fredericksen

From the article by Lisa Fredericksen, " Excessive alcohol use, either in the form of binge drinking or heavy drinking, was responsible for ...

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17 Article-Article jplist-topic-Alcohol jplist-topic-Alcoholism jplist-topic-Alcoholism-Cycles 0 294891 294891 From the article by Lisa Fredericksen, " Excessive alcohol use, either in the form of binge drinking or heavy drinking, was responsible for an average of 88,000 deaths annually in the United States from 2006 – 2010. (Source: CDC>Excessive Drinking, accessed 8/11/17) This is equal to 241 deaths per day. In view of these statistics, which I find staggering, as is the fact they’re not widely known by the general public, I offer the following suggestions to answer the question, “What can WE do to stop this?” Because it’s going to take the “WE.”

Changing the Conversations: Breaking the Cycle

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From the article by Lisa Fredericksen, " Excessive alcohol use, either in the form of binge drinking or heavy drinking, was responsible for an ...

Harmful Interactions: Mixing Alcohol and Medicine Harmful Interactions: Mixing Alcohol and Medicine

Article from the National Institute on Alcohol and Alcoholism

This is an informational primer on the impact of mixing medications and alcohol.

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18 Article-Article jplist-topic-Alcohol jplist-topic-Alcohol-And-Medications jplist-topic-Drug-Interactions 0 294899 294899 This is an informational primer on the impact of mixing medications and alcohol.

Harmful Interactions: Mixing Alcohol and Medicine

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This is an informational primer on the impact of mixing medications and alcohol.

8 Ways to Say No to Underage Drinking 8 Ways to Say No to Underage Drinking

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8 Ways to Say No to Underage Drinking

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The Truth About Alcoholism The Truth About Alcoholism

Addiction Facts

"Experts recommend that members of the family or friends can and really should do something for an alcoholic even if the alcoholic refuses ...

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20 Infographic-Infographic jplist-topic-addiction jplist-topic-Addiction-Facts jplist-topic-Alcohol jplist-topic-Alcohol-Abuse jplist-topic-Alcoholic jplist-topic-Alcoholics jplist-topic-Alcoholism 0 294892 294892 "Experts recommend that members of the family or friends can and really should do something for an alcoholic even if the alcoholic refuses to acknowledge that they have a problem with alcohol." This infographic from aboutaddictionfacts.com introduces eight ways in which you, as a loved one, should deal with an alcoholic. By listing statistics about alcoholism, this infographic will help you better understand and deal with the problem.

The Truth About Alcoholism

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"Experts recommend that members of the family or friends can and really should do something for an alcoholic even if the alcoholic refuses to ...

Alcohol Facts and Statistics Alcohol Facts and Statistics

Prepared by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Addiction

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Addiction produced this article to show the impact of alcohol abuse on the individual, the ...

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21 Article-Article jplist-topic-Alcohol-Abuse jplist-topic-Alcohol-Statistics jplist-topic-Alcoholism 0 294900 294900 The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Addiction produced this article to show the impact of alcohol abuse on the individual, the family and the economy.

Alcohol Facts and Statistics

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The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Addiction produced this article to show the impact of alcohol abuse on the individual, the family and the ...

Can Alcohol Affect Arthritis Joint Pain? Can Alcohol Affect Arthritis Joint Pain?

Written by Melissa Feldman - Updated March 11, 2019

The harmful effects of alcohol on the nervous and cardiovascular systems, on the liver and kidneys are known to almost everyone. No one is ...

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22 Article-Article jplist-topic-Alcohol jplist-topic-Arthritis jplist-topic-Joint jplist-topic-Pain 0 294885 294885 The harmful effects of alcohol on the nervous and cardiovascular systems, on the liver and kidneys are known to almost everyone. No one is surprised when a drinker has a heart attack, myocardial ischemia, or various neuropsychiatric pathologies. But many continue to be surprised that drinking alcohol in small doses can also affect your joints.

Can Alcohol Affect Arthritis Joint Pain?

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The harmful effects of alcohol on the nervous and cardiovascular systems, on the liver and kidneys are known to almost everyone. No one is surprised ...

The Effects of Alcohol on Your Body The Effects of Alcohol on Your Body

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"Alcohol’s impact on your body starts from the moment you take your first sip. While an occasional glass of wine with dinner isn’t a ...

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23 Article-Article jplist-topic-Alcohol jplist-topic-Alcohol-Abuse jplist-topic-Alcohol-Addiction jplist-topic-Alcohol-And-Body jplist-topic-Alcoholic jplist-topic-Alcoholics jplist-topic-Alcoholism jplist-topic-HealthLine jplist-topic-HealthLine-com 0 294893 294893 "Alcohol’s impact on your body starts from the moment you take your first sip. While an occasional glass of wine with dinner isn’t a cause for concern, the cumulative effects of drinking wine, beer, or spirits can take its toll." This article from HealthLine uses a body chart to show the many effects that alcohol has on the body. 

The Effects of Alcohol on Your Body

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"Alcohol’s impact on your body starts from the moment you take your first sip. While an occasional glass of wine with dinner isn’t a cause for ...

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Infographic from the Centers for Disease Control

This one-page infographic was produced by the Centers for Disease Control and shows the impact of alcohol abuse on the economy.

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24 Infographic-Infographic jplist-topic-Alcoholism jplist-topic-Economy 0 294901 294901 This one-page infographic was produced by the Centers for Disease Control and shows the impact of alcohol abuse on the economy.

The Cost of Excessive Alcohol Use: A Drain on the Economy

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This one-page infographic was produced by the Centers for Disease Control and shows the impact of alcohol abuse on the economy.

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