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What Happens When Your Mom Catches You Having Sex (VIDEO)

Jimmy Fowlie | Posted 10.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Jimmy Fowlie

2014-10-14-20141010gogoboyinterruptedbedsmall.pngEpisode 2 of Go-Go Boy Interrupted shows what happens after a night of heavy binge drinking causes Danny to struggle to remember who the man in his bed is. And then the worst person who could drop by for a visit does.

Want to End Campus Sexual Assault? Tackle the Primary Issue Being Ignored

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 10.08.2014 | College
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

Until we're willing to deal with the fact that young people are sexual people who need more realistic, developmentally appropriate guidance when it comes to sexual expression and satisfaction, the situation is not going to change.

Teens, Parents and Alcohol: Tough Questions You Need to Answer

Dr. Karen Soren | Posted 10.03.2014 | Parents
Dr. Karen Soren

Rolled eyes, sullen silence or even outright denial; these are often the reactions parents encounter when they try to talk with their adolescent children about alcohol.

The Risky Business Of Risky Drinking

Andrew Kolodny, M.D. | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrew Kolodny, M.D.

Suicide is never an easy thing to talk about, to prevent, or to understand. But recognizing the risk factors is an important step. During this year's observance of Suicide Prevention Month, we should work to draw more attention to the link between suicide and alcohol, in all its facets.

Why Recognizing Addiction Recovery Month Matters

Richard Taite | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Richard Taite

Recovery Month spreads the message that everyone deserves the opportunity to receive quality treatment for mental illness and substance abuse.

Tyler Kingkade

Top Party Schools Vow To Combat Binge Drinking, Then Sell Branded Shot Glasses

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.04.2014 | College

Syracuse University, like the University of Iowa before it, is vowing to combat student binge drinking after being named the Princeton Review's top pa...

Country Music and the Rise of the Binge-Drinking Bro

Patrick R. Krill | Posted 08.21.2014 | Entertainment
Patrick R. Krill

Spend an hour listening to any country music station these days and you may quickly notice that most songs make at least some reference to booze. Currently more than 10 percent of the top country songs contain drinking references in the title alone.

The Fine Line Between a Casual College Drinker and an Alcoholic

Unwritten | Posted 10.13.2014 | College
Unwritten

For those of us who spend quite a bit of time flipping cups and shot gunning brewskis on our well-renowned campuses, it is important to acknowledge one of the most serious and misunderstood nicknames of our crowd: alcoholics.

Preparing Your Teen for College: Talking About Alcohol

Dr. Karen Soren | Posted 10.05.2014 | Parents
Dr. Karen Soren

The college years can be one of the most memorable periods in your teen's life, a time when your child will discover his/her own identity and forge lifelong friendships. It can be fun, yet there will be challenges; preparing him/her ahead of time can help ease this critical transition.

Is Alcohol in Moderation Really Good for Your Heart?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

If you enjoy your daily glass of wine I wouldn't worry about the contradictory findings. On the other hand, if anyone ever suggested you start drinking alcohol for your health I'd say that advice isn't yet established.

This 'Party' Anthem Has A Message No One's Hearing

Jessica Chassin | Posted 09.10.2014 | Teen
Jessica Chassin

He relates to teenagers, expressing that he's been there and gave into peer pressure. He also uses his own life experience to explain not only that excessive drinking isn't cool, but also that it can lead you to a perilous and poisoning path. So why don't young people respect that?

10 Things You Should Never Say to Sober People

Kelly Fitzgerald | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Fitzgerald

Sober people can make drinkers feel uncomfortable, and sometimes they chime in with the most unusual comments. Drinkers, consider these next time you're around a Sober Sally.

Sex Talk...Part 2

Elaine Williams | Posted 08.03.2014 | College
Elaine Williams

In an earlier post, I wrote about when I first started speaking on college campuses it was about addictions: eating, drug, and alcohol. Later on, my agents had asked if could talk about sexual assaults too and I said: "If it will help anyone else, Yes."

All the Stumbling Drunks of San Francisco

Mark Morford | Posted 07.20.2014 | San Francisco
Mark Morford

It's like you can't walk out the front door of your SF flat on a fine, frolicky Bay to Breakers Sunday and not see a dozen wasted, festering kids weep...

The World's Most Alcoholic Beers

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.16.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Did you know that you're currently sipping lager in the midst of an all-out beer war? It's true. Brewers all over the world have been in a no-holds-ba...

One Hundred and Fifty-One Days of Blackouts

Substance.com | Posted 07.16.2014 | College
Substance.com

Blackout drinking is a common symptom of alcoholism or substance misuse, I have learned. But not everyone who is an alcoholic blacks out, and not every blackout drinker is an alcoholic.

Sexual Assault and U.S. News College Rankings: Did He Just Say That?

Donna Wick, Ed.D | Posted 07.16.2014 | Parents
Donna Wick, Ed.D

My daughter told me she can't believe she is expected to GO to college in a country where 55 colleges and universities are facing federal investigation for their handling of sexual assault cases, and one in five girls will be assaulted before graduation.

A Conversation About Rape on Campus

Dr. Sonya Rhodes | Posted 07.13.2014 | Women
Dr. Sonya Rhodes

There will be plenty of opportunities for sexual experiences on campus. The hook-up culture is seductive, but don't let wanting to be cool influence your decisions about sex.

What The White House Task Force On College Sexual Assault Doesn't Say

A. Thomas McLellan, Ph.D. | Posted 07.06.2014 | Healthy Living
A. Thomas McLellan, Ph.D.

Collegiate decision makers can and must take responsibility for protecting their students. And to do this -- they can and must tackle excessive alcohol and other drug use. Until they do, all other interventions and policy changes will merely result in better reporting and fairer handling of truly tragic sexual and other violent assaults that could and should have been prevented in the first place.

On Escaping The Shame Spiral

Jill Di Donato | Posted 06.21.2014 | Women
Jill Di Donato

It's no easy feat to admit to flaws, because that means they're real and we have to confront them. Accepting our mistakes or shortcomings -- choices that may not have served us well, unflattering ways others may perceive us, or subtle imperfections that gnaw away at us -- is uncomfortable in the short-term, but acknowledging them can ward off long-term problems.

The One Thing Boomers Need To Know About Alcohol

Next Avenue | Denise Logeland | Posted 04.15.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Denise Logeland Why do you drink? Is one reason the cancer-fighting antioxidants or heart-healthy properties of y...

Why I Told My Kids About My Wild Teen Years

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 05.22.2014 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

My high school years were a pot smoke-filled haze of bad decisions. For a variety of reasons, including a cross-country move at the age of 14 and the break-up of my parents' marriage, I was not a happy girl during my high school years.

Should I Allow My Son to Join a Fraternity?

John McCormick | Posted 05.21.2014 | Parents
John McCormick

My teenage son has begun looking at colleges. Recently, while we were looking at admissions brochures over breakfast, he asked me how I'd feel if he joined a fraternity.

How to Avoid Binge Drinking this St. Patrick's Day

Theodore Caputi | Posted 05.17.2014 | College
Theodore Caputi

I'm writing this article because I think colleges lack a support system for students who don't want to drink -- or just don't want to drink too much.

Neknominate -- Must Be a Slow News Day

Dan Miles | Posted 04.22.2014 | Comedy
Dan Miles

Many of you by now will have heard of Neknominate, and if not, trust me, you soon will, probably proceeded by a bow wave of growing social outrage and phrases such as 'dangers of social media' and 'culture of binge drinking,' all in close succession.