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What Makes Teenagers Abuse Drugs and Alcohol?

What Makes Teenagers Abuse Drugs and Alcohol?

A new study explores the roots of drug and alcohol use in teenagers. Drug and alcohol abuse has always been a major problem for many young people. According to the 2014 Monitoring the Future survey of drug use among 8th, 10th, and 12th graders, the reported use of illicit drugs has generally gone down though alcohol, cannabis, and tobacco are still[…]

Alcohol in the Human Body: An Odyssey!

Alcohol in the Human Body | An Odyssey

Dr. Sadaqat Ali: Unlike anything else we eat, alcohol is absorbed differently, is eliminated differently, and affects us all in a different way as well. More information on all of these issues means better decisions when it comes to drinking. We all drink water and it is important to us. We know its significance, but[…]

Teach Your Teen About Alcohol

Teach Your Teen About Alcohol

One in five teens will get into a car with a driver who has been drinking. You might think high school drinking is probably harmless. But consider these numbers. In a 2015 survey of U.S. high schoolers by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 18 percent reported downing five or more drinks in a two-hour stretch—in other words,.binge drinking. Almost[…]

The Common Denominator of All Addictions

The Common Denominator of All Addictions

Drug, alcohol, and behavioral addictions have one thing in common: compulsion. I said I’d use the next few posts to share what I learned at a recent conference on behavioral addictions. I should emphasize that the conference, held in Budapest, was billed as the First International Conference on Behavioral Addictions. The idea that gambling, hypersexualized behavior, eating[…]

Breaking Old Habits

Breaking Old Habits

Managers have been known to remove their hair in dissatisfaction with why workers can’t change their behaviors and dispose of old habits. Recent brain research gives us more precise reasons in the matter of why and what managers need to do about it. Most importantly you can’t compel anybody to change. Any sort of pressure[…]

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