Individual state alcohol policies may reduce drunk driving and aggression-related harms
Apart from the physical and psychological effects of alcohol, there are other high risk behaviors associated with alcoholism. Drunk driving and alcohol-induced violence and aggression claimed the top 2 spots in this list. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), out of 36,560 deaths due to traffic accidents in 2018, 10,511 were due…Read more
Health movement leading to lower alcohol consumption: How are the companies coping?
According to the latest trends, more and more Americans are becoming health conscious. People nowadays are following different exercise routines like Yoga, Zumba etc. along with the traditional forms of exercise and are becoming more conscious about the kind of food they consume. This era of fitness and health consciousness has given birth to a new generation of people who want to either reduce or even stop…Read more
Addiction recovery is easier with strong support system
Recovering from a substance abuse is an individual experience, in a lot of ways. Navigating through recovery helps an individual to come face-to-face with their demons and deal with them effectively. However, during this time, the impact of social support cannot be marginalized. The support systems assure a person that they are not alone in…Read more
Secondhand harms of drinking impacts Americans, says study
Like smoking, alcohol abuse may also lead to secondhand harms, stated a recent study, published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. According to the study, every year, one in five U.S. adults, which approximates to nearly 53 million people, suffer from someone else’s drinking. The study performed an investigation on the U.S. national survey data and found that 23 percent men and 21 percent women experienced harm because of…Read more