More than 40 businesses and non-governmental organisations agreed to take action to protect European citizens from the harmful use of alcohol.
Alcohol Treatment and Rehab
By the end of 2008 the Government expects all alcoholic drinks labels to include alcohol unit information, following a ground-breaking agreement between Government and the drinks industry.
College attendance exacerbates the inborn propensity of certain young adults to become heavy alcohol users.
Although girls ages 12-17 made up less than one-third of adolescent treatment admissions in 2005, they began treatment at a younger age than boys and were more likely to have a co-occurring psychiatric disorder.
A new guide helps health care professionals incorporate substance abuse treatment into trauma care.
Sazerac company adopts stricter alcohol advertising standards say the statement from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth.
The Baltimore County Health Department announced that they are collaborating with taverns and alcohol retailers to tackle underage and high-risk drinking through the Cooperating Taverns and Alcohol Retailers' Agreement.
Drinking and driving have no place in the joyful tradition of Cinco de Mayo and extra officers will be out on the roads to make the point.
Alcohol policy researchers and legal analysts are commending Beam Global Spirits & Wine for issuing its Statement of Voluntary Principles for reducing youth exposure to the company's alcohol advertising.
Oral naltrexone and naltrexone for extended-release injectable suspension are the focus of a new comparative report recently released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Drinking heavy amounts of alcohol over a long period of time may decrease brain volume.
Heavy alcohol use for four weeks - the human equivalent of seven beers or glasses of wine per day - caused mice infected with the influenza virus to have more severe illness and higher death rates.
One of the oldest and largest Alcoholics Anonymous groups in the Washington, D.C., area, 15-year-old May Clancy felt that something about the group was not right.
Many heavy drinkers mistakenly believe that their behaviour is more common than it actually is. By seeing how their alcohol use compares to actual population norms, this can motivate heavy drinkers to re-evaluate their use of alcohol.
Robert D. Clifton says he will carry the message of the Underage Drinking Coalition of Monmouth County and urge municipalities to embrace measures that address the dangers of underage drinking.
Five minutes of straight talk between doctors and problem drinkers could help reduce the toll of alcohol-related injuries, violence and accidents.
College-age students who drink alcohol heavily may increase their risk for future heart disease.
Michigan Department of Community Health is recognizing April as Alcohol Awareness Month in an effort to bring attention to alcohol abuse.
Overcoming the Impact of Alcohol and Drug Problems is a collaborative, statewide effort to reduce the impact of substance abuse.
Substance abuse treatment services for offenders are not widely available in all phases of the correctional system.
A survey of New York City public high school students shows that teens were less likely to drink or use other drugs in 2005 than in 2001.
Winchester House unveiled its newly refurbished rehabilitation program at an open house, after an extensive remodeling, which included moving to a larger location and adding the latest physical therapy equipment.
Although the pathway to alcoholism is influenced by many factors, our findings affirm that individuals who possess this receptor variant may experience enhanced pleasurable effects from alcohol that could increase their risk for developing alcohol abuse and dependence.
It is possible to develop tests that reveal a person's potential to become dependent on nicotine or marijuana or have antisocial personality disorder.
African American and Hispanic adults have twice the odds of reporting receiving counseling about alcohol use from a physician, compared with white adults.
The brains of alcohol-dependent individuals are affected not only by their own heavy drinking, but also by genetic or environmental factors associated with their parents' drinking.