Latest Brief intervention Stories
Among university students in New Zealand, a web-based alcohol screening and brief intervention program produced a modest reduction in the amount of alcohol consumed per drinking episode but not in the frequency of drinking, overall amount consumed, or in related academic problems.
Each day numerous young adults in the U.S. visit hospital emergency departments (EDs) for alcohol-related problems.
April Is Alcohol Awareness Month; Military Personnel and Their Families Can Participate in the Anonymous Screening at www.DrinkingIQ.org WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Do you feel guilty after drinking too much? Do you fail to do what is expected of you because of drinking? Do friends suggest your drinking might be a problem? If you answered yes to any of these questions, alcohol may be negatively impacting your life.
Driving while impaired (DWI) contributes significantly to road-traffic crashes, and is involved in more than one-third of all fatalities.
Web-based screening and personalized interventions for alcohol use may reduce drinking in undergraduate students.
Giving students personalized feedback on their drinking behavior and how it compares to social norms might help to reduce alcohol misuse, according to a Cochrane Systematic Review.
Brief but personal intervention reduces drinking among risky college drinkers, U.S. researchers suggest.
Forty-four percent of U.S. college students do binge drinking -- five or more drinks on the same occasion at least once in the past 30 days, researchers say.
- An armed gangster.