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Alcohol Use

So What Exactly Is Alcohol Use Disorder?

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 06.04.2015 | Healthy Living

Problem drinking is more pervasive and less frequently treated than previously thought, thanks to an updated definition of what constitutes "alcohol u...

The Alcohol Risk For Older People May Be Greater Than You Think

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 06.27.2015 | Fifty
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

Excessive drinking can be a problem for older adults. The most common estimate is that a bit over 15 percent of older adults drink more than is advisable. Unfortunately, the drinking problems of older adults often go unnoticed because usually they don't look like the drinking problems of younger people.

Could Alcohol Use Disorders Be Treated With Medication?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living

Alcohol use resulted in 3.3 million deaths in 2012. It's the third greatest risk factor for premature death, disability and overall health decline aro...

Alcohol Killed 3.3 Million People In 2012

Reuters | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland LONDON, May 12 (Reuters) - More than 3 million people died from using alcohol in 2012, for reasons ranging from cancer...

Angels at Risk: Stand Up to Addiction

Susie Spain | Posted 03.20.2012 | Impact
Susie Spain

Angels at Risk is building a web between schools, rehabilitation centers and prevention programs. We continue to make a difference in the quality of our community, both in preventing short-term crisis and in maintaining long-term social stability.