Alcohol Misuse & Abuse

Blog articles on Sobering Up that address the alcohol misuse and abuse problems facing the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada.

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#CincodeDrinko, #DrinkodeMayo Trend on Social Media

Along with New Year’s Eve and St. Patrick’s Day, Cinco de Mayo has become one of the days...

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Alcohol Substitute: Drunkenness Without the Nasty Hangover?

Two years ago, makers of powdered alcohol touted the ability to whip up your favorite cocktail wherever there...

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Surgeon General: Addiction is a Public Health Crisis

Today the U.S. Surgeon General released a first-of-its-kind report about addiction that shows how widely and deeply drug...

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Moderate Drinking Harder than Abstinence for Problem Drinkers

A new study suggests that people struggling with alcohol misuse have more success at going completely dry versus...

new drinking trends on college campuses
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Back to School 2016: Alcohol Trends on Campus

As colleges around the country gear up for the start of a new school year, some alcohol-related trends are...

Alcohol fuels agression in heavy drinkers
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Mean Drunk? New Research Confirms It’s a Real Thing

You know the types. There’s the silly drunk. There’s the crying drunk. And then there’s the guy everyone...

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Britain’s BBC Uncovers the Truth About Alcohol

In January, the UK issued a warning that any amount of drinking increases the risk of cancer and...

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

April 1 is the start of the 30th annual Alcohol Awareness Month in the U.S. Created and promoted...

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Getting Sober Isn’t Easy. Talking About Sobriety Can Be Just as Hard.

Sporting events. The after-work happy hour. A girls’ night out. In a culture where drinking is a common...

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Study Finds Working Long Hours Linked to Excessive Drinking

Three martini lunches may be a thing of the past, but for many workers heading out to happy...