Tag: alcohol misuse

DUI and Sobriety Checkpoint Sign
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Flexible Sobriety Checkpoints Are A Low-Cost Tactic For Deterring DUIs

On a Saturday night last month, a sobriety checkpoint in Harrisburg, PA stopped 475 vehicles. But for all...

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Problem Drinking on the Rise for Older Adults

Recent research is bringing to light a troubling trend in alcohol abuse: A spike in late-in-life, high-risk drinking....

Drinking and DUIs During the Holidays
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Infographic: Drinking and DUIs During the Holidays

The holidays are a season of traditions, many of which include family and friends, large meals, and fun...

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Infographic Uncovers Scary Truth of Halloween Drinking

Halloween is one of the scariest nights of the year, but for reasons that have nothing to do with ghosts, goblins, or witches. This...

UK alcohol crime
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UK Sees Shift in Alcohol Crimes with Around-the-Clock Drinking

In 2005, the U.K. started allowing pubs to extend how late they can serve alcohol—including the possibility to...

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President Proclaims December as National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

As he has every year since 2009, last week President Obama officially named December 2016 as National Impaired...

dangers of holiday drinking and DUIs
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Infographic: Drinking and DUIs During the Holidays

This time of year brings celebrations, time with family, joy, and peace. Unfortunately, a dramatic increase in DUI...

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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...

Halloween comes with scary trends in binge drinking and drunk driving
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Infographic: The Scary Truth About Halloween and Drinking 2016

Halloween is no longer just for Trick-or-Treaters. The last decade has seen a spike in the number of...

alcohol linked to cancer
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Science says even moderate drinking ups risk of cancer

There’s no question that heavy drinking, binge drinking, and alcohol misuse are bad for your health. However many of...