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Alcohol and drug use can progress into abuse and even addiction so insidiously that sometimes people do not realize that it has become a problem for them and those around them.

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Colleges Failing at Curbing Binge Drinking

If you are sending children off to college this year you may not find much comfort in the fact that most colleges fail in trying to curtail unsafe drinking.

Who Are the Campus Problem Drinkers?

Some students go through their college experience without developing a drinking problem. Others, however, quickly become extreme binge drinkers.

How Can I Help an Alcoholic or Addict?

Sometimes when the families of addicts face a crisis situation their first response is to rush in and help, when the best thing may be to do nothing.

Do You Have an Alcohol or Drug Problem?

If you or someone you know has an alcohol or drug problem, these quizzes can help you determine if it is time to reach out for help and support.

Changing Student Perceptions Can Reduce Alcohol Abuse

Many college students drink excessively because they believe everyone drinks to get drunk. Changing that perception can reduce alcohol consumption.

'Extreme Drinking' Dangerous for College Students

Although 40 percent of college freshmen say they binge drink a new study has found than up to 20 percent of male students go far beyond that threshold.

College Drinking, Drug Use Grows More Extreme

Since 1993, the number of college students who binge drink has remained about the same, but the intensity of excessive drinking has jumped sharply.

Dealing With Having an Relapse

If you tried to quit drinking or using drugs but had a relapse, you're not alone. Statistics indicate that up to 90% of people have at least one.

Teen Girls More Vulnerable to Substance Abuse

Parents of teenaged girls may think their daughters are less likely to use drugs and alcohol than boys, but the research doesn't support that notion.

Avoid Substituting Addictions to Maintain Abstinence

It is easy for alcoholics and addicts new to recovery to substitute one addiction for another, becoming obsessive or compulsive about other behaviors.

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