Five Insightful Articles on Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol Abuse

Pinnacle Treatment Centers

After a long and tiring day, enjoying a glass of wine or beer is popular for many people around the world. However, if someone consumes too much alcohol regularly or has problems controlling their consumption of alcohol, it may suggest alcohol abuse/ alcoholism. According to the CDC and Prevention Centre, alcohol consumption for women is one or fewer drinks, and the consumption of two or fewer drinks for men per day is considered moderate drinking, anything more may be a…

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The Blurred Lines Between Alcohol Use and Alcohol Addiction

Caron

Alcoholism is a recurring, progressive disease that is characterized by compulsive use of alcohol, inability to control the amount of alcohol consumed, and a negative emotional state that occurs when alcohol is not used or consumed. Alcoholism is more of a progressive development that correlates with different factors that may raise the chances of having an alcohol-use disorder, such as genetic predisposition, gender, and the way the body absorbs alcohol physically. Alcoholism also correlates with certain other mental health issues,…

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Substance Abuse, Alcoholism, and Co-occurring Disorders

Futures Recovery Health-Care

Millions of individuals around the world struggle with some form of substance abuse disorder. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), around 3 million deaths occur due to alcohol abuse worldwide each year. That's a lot of people trying to lead successful, safe, and fulfilled lives in the face of an addiction crisis. Moreover, 7.7 million of those 20.3 million have co-occurring substance abuse and mental health problems. If you feel you or someone you love may be living with…

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Alcohol abuse

Harvard Health Publishing

Alcohol abuse is the second most prevailing form of substance abuse, after tobacco addiction, in the United States. Some people are impacted more severely than others. When drinking causes distress or harm to an individual, it is called an alcohol-use disorder. An estimated 10% of adult males and 5% of adult females have an alcohol-use disorder. Alcohol abuse can cause significant negative health effects and the deterioration of cherished hobbies or relationships and struggle to cope and control their addiction.…

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Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse

Help Guide

Elements of risk for developing problems with alcohol arise from many interconnected factors, including your genetics, how you were raised, your social environment, and your emotional health. Many ethnic groups, such as American Indians and Native Alaskans, are at higher risk of having drug disorders or alcohol dependency than others. Individuals with a family history of alcoholism or who associate closely with heavy drinkers are more likely to develop drinking problems. Finally, those suffering from a mental health condition such…

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