Category Archives: Alcohol Misuse & Abuse

6 Unexpected Ways to Get a DUI

inno-admin/ March 19, 2019/ Alcohol Misuse & Abuse, alcohol related accidents, alcohol-impaired driving, Drunk & Impaired Driving, drunk driving/ 0 comments

6 Unexpected Ways to Get a DUI We’ve all read the frequent headlines about drunk driving crashes on highways and residential streets, in urban and rural areas, at excessive speeds and even driving well below the speed limit. A DUI arrest is not limited, however, to operating a car on a designated public road.  Each state determines the legality or criminality

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What Is the Biggest Drinking Day in the US?

inno-admin/ November 15, 2018/ Alcohol Misuse & Abuse, biggest drinking day, Blackout Wednesday, Drunk & Impaired Driving, holiday drinking, Thanksgiving/ 0 comments

What Is the Biggest Drinking Day in the US? The day before Thanksgiving—known as Blackout Wednesday—is the biggest drinking day of the year in many areas of the United States. But why has this hump-day holiday become the most popular day to binge drink? With much of the workforce being off for a long weekend, people may feel inclined to drink without

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Higher Hospital Admissions in UK, Is Alcohol to Blame?

inno-admin/ November 12, 2018/ alcohol licensing, Alcohol Misuse & Abuse, alcohol research, alcohol-related hospital admission, Global Perspective, UK/ 0 comments

Higher Hospital Admissions in UK, Is Alcohol to Blame? Higher hospital admissions rates in the UK could be linked to alcohol vendors, according to a recently released study conducted by the University of Sheffield’s School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR). Alcohol-Related Hospital Admissions Linked to Alcohol Vendors The study, funded by Alcohol Research UK, is the largest of its kind worldwide

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Fraternities Will Have to Ditch Hard Alcohol, Says NIC

inno-admin/ October 30, 2018/ alcohol ban, Alcohol Misuse & Abuse, alcohol-related death, college drinking, Legislation & Public Policy, Making a Difference, NIC, underage drinking/ 0 comments

Fraternities Will Have to Ditch Hard Alcohol, Says NIC 10 Arrested in Death of LSU Student After Fraternity Drinking Ritual South Carolina Frat Member Found Dead After St. Patrick’s Day Party, Died of Alcohol Poisoning Medical Examiner Rules Alcohol a Factor in Death of U of M Student Headlines like these are all too common in the world of college fraternities,

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Friends, Frats, & Freedom: A Recipe for College Binge Drinking

inno-admin/ August 23, 2018/ Alcohol Misuse & Abuse, college binge drinking, college drinking, college party, frat party, underage drinking/ 0 comments

Friends, Frats, & Freedom: A Recipe for College Binge Drinking College isn’t just eating pizza in dorm rooms, studying on the quad, and writing reports. Thanks to movies like Old School, Van Wilder, and Animal House, the word “college” is pretty much synonymous with “drinking.” But, college drinking extends past the occasional beer pong match and toga party. According to SAMHSA’s 2015 National Survey

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4 Activities to Avoid If You Plan to Drink this 4th of July

inno-admin/ June 28, 2018/ 4th of july drunk driving, alcohol and fireworks, Alcohol Misuse & Abuse, Boating Under the Influence, drinking alcohol problems, dui tactics, Fourth of July drinking, holiday drunk driving, impaired driving, July 4th designated driver, Societal Costs/ 0 comments

4 Activities to Avoid If You Plan to Drink this 4th of July From California to Maine, people will soon be gathering in parks and backyards to celebrate Independence Day. For many, the holiday isn’t complete without a few beers, a festive cocktail, or a couple of glasses of wine. And while alcohol and July 4th celebrations may go together

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NADCP Conference Highlights Individual Experiences of Alcohol Addiction and Abuse

inno-admin/ June 14, 2018/ alcohol abuse, alcohol addiction, Alcohol Misuse & Abuse, alcoholism, DUI/DWI treatment courts, DWI & Specialty Courts, General, NADCP, recovery/ 0 comments

NADCP Conference Highlights Individual Experiences of Alcohol Addiction and Abuse We spent a week at the National Association for Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) Annual Conference where a common theme emerged about the individualistic nature of alcohol addiction and abuse. Many DUI treatment courts and corrections programs have the same requirements for every alcohol client regardless of their risk and need

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Dash Cams Provide Frightening View of Drunk Driving

inno-admin/ May 15, 2018/ Alcohol Misuse & Abuse, dash cam, dash cam video, Drunk & Impaired Driving, drunk driving, General, impaired driving/ 0 comments

Dash Cams Provide Frightening View of Drunk Driving A growing number of people are using dashboard cameras to prove safe driving habits or to protect themselves during traffic accidents. But these devices are also providing a terrifying, front-seat perspective on the dangers of drunk driving and the poor choices impaired drivers make. For example, this video shows a Georgia woman

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Saturday Cinco de Mayo Could Mean More Drunk Driving

inno-admin/ April 30, 2018/ Alcohol Misuse & Abuse, alcohol-impaired driving, Cinco de Drinko, Cinco de Mayo, Drunk & Impaired Driving, drunk driving, holiday drinking, NHTSA/ 0 comments

Saturday Cinco de Mayo Could Mean More Drunk Driving Commemorating Mexico’s 1862 defeat of French forces, Cinco de Mayo—only sporadically celebrated throughout Mexico—didn’t gain widespread popularity as a U.S. holiday until the 1960s, when it became a way for Mexican-Americans to celebrate their heritage and for Anglo-Americans to learn about Mexican culture. But, as the holiday’s popularity began to grow

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Alcohol Abuse: The Biggest Addiction Problem in New Hampshire

inno-admin/ April 16, 2018/ alcohol abuse, alcohol addiction, alcohol dependence, Alcohol Misuse & Abuse, opioid addiction, problem drinking, Societal Costs/ 0 comments

Alcohol Abuse: The Biggest Addiction Problem in New Hampshire America is currently in the grip of an addiction crisis—the opioid epidemic. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIH), over 64,000 people died from drug overdoses in 2016, more than the number of Americans killed during the entirety of the Vietnam War. While the devastating effects of opioid addiction

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