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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National Recovery Month 2020: Celebrating Connections

The theme for National Recovery Month 2020 was Join the Voices for Recovery: Celebrating Connections. For the National...

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Domestic Violence: The Hidden Danger of Social Distancing

Social distancing is essential to help minimize exposure to the COVID-19 virus, the act itself can be dangerous...

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6 Unexpected Ways to Get a DUI

We’ve taken a look at six of the more surprising ways you can receive a DUI in a...

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What Is the Biggest Drinking Day in the US?

The day before Thanksgiving—known as Blackout Wednesday—is the biggest drinking day of the year in many areas of...

UK Pubs
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Higher Hospital Admissions in UK, Is Alcohol to Blame?

Higher hospital admissions rates in the UK could be linked to alcohol vendors, according to a recently released...

Vodka Shots Fraternity Alcohol Ban
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Fraternities Will Have to Ditch Hard Alcohol, Says NIC

10 Arrested in Death of LSU Student After Fraternity Drinking Ritual South Carolina Frat Member Found Dead After...

College party binge drinking
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Friends, Frats, & Freedom: A Recipe for College Binge Drinking

College isn’t just eating pizza in dorm rooms, studying on the quad, and writing reports. Thanks to movies...

Fireworks in the Sky
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4 Activities to Avoid If You Plan to Drink this 4th of July

From California to Maine, people will soon be gathering in parks and backyards to celebrate Independence Day. For...

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NADCP Conference Highlights Individual Experiences of Alcohol Addiction and Abuse

We spent a week at the National Association for Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) Annual Conference where a common...

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Dash Cams Provide Frightening View of Drunk Driving

A growing number of people are using dashboard cameras to prove safe driving habits or to protect themselves...