Questions Tagged With alcohol-abuse
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What is an IDRC?

Last updated Nov. 26, 2017, 4:12 p.m.

In New Jersey, I got another DUI and now I have to go to a 12 hour IDRC.

New Jersey 211 for Drugs

Last updated May 15, 2017, 10:33 p.m.

Does New Jersey have a Dial 2-1-1 (211) program for drug problems?

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.01% Alcohol

Last updated May 12, 2017, 8:36 p.m.

Is 0.01% Alcohol (BAC) legal?

After receiving tickets for 0.01% alcohol, many people wonder if it's legal or even possible to measure that, or why they got a ticket for such a low value. There is a reason...

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Mercer University in Atlanta Sober Dorms (substance free)

Last updated Nov. 13, 2014, 7:01 p.m.

I saw questions about UGA and Georgia State and Emory so might as well include Mercer University which actually does have drug and alcohol free on campus living.

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Art Institute of Atlanta and Drug Addiction

Last updated Nov. 13, 2014, 6:54 p.m.

Looking at Universities in Atlanta area and wondering if the Art Institute of Atlanta (in Sandy Springs) has any substance free dorms or Recovery Communities for students?

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Does Emory University in Atlanta has sober living residences (no alcohol)?

Last updated Nov. 13, 2014, 6:54 p.m.

Wondering if Emory has campus housing that prohibits alcohol, or campus dorms specifically for students in recovery from alcohol abuse. Just curious.

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Do people really do rectal beer bongs?!

Last updated March 26, 2014, 4:13 p.m.

Do people really do rectal beer bongs? I recently saw a newscast that featured rectal beer bongs and vodka soaked tampons being used by teens to get drunk. Are people really this stupid and self destructive??

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What does "blacked out" mean?

Last updated June 13, 2013, 8:58 p.m.

What is "black out" drunk? I heard this college kid brag to a friend about the fact that he drank so much, he was "blacked out".

What can I do if my parents are problem alcoholics?

Last updated June 13, 2013, 8:39 p.m.

My parents have serious drinking problems. My problem is that I still live with them. What are my options? Is there anything I can do?

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Does alcohol damage your liver?

Last updated June 13, 2013, 8:17 p.m.

I heard alcohol is bad for your liver. How does alcohol effect your liver, really? What if I have just a drink a day?

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What is Alcoholic ketoacidosis?

Last updated May 30, 2013, 1:14 p.m.

If I am told I have alcoholic ketoacidosis, what exactly does that mean?

Is an intervention kidnapping?

Last updated Jan. 27, 2013, 9:46 p.m.

If the addict doesn't want help, how can an intervention not be kidnapping?

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What does "off the wagon" mean?

Last updated Jan. 23, 2013, 4:14 p.m.

What does it mean when someone "falls off the wagon"?

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Where is it legal to have an open container of alcohol?

Last updated Jan. 10, 2013, 10:16 a.m.

I know you can have open alcoholic drink on the Las Vegas strip, where else are you allowed to drink in public in the US? Do all states have open container laws?

Where can I find an interventionist in New York City?

Last updated Sept. 2, 2012, 3:03 p.m.

How do I find an interventionist for drug and alcohol addiction in New York City? Who should I call to help me with an intervention?

Is it legal to do an intervention?

Last updated Aug. 15, 2012, 3:41 p.m.

A drug addiction intervention, or even alcohol addiction intervention.

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Does alcohol abuse increase after weight-loss surgery?

Last updated July 28, 2012, 6:26 p.m.

Is it true that the rate of alcohol abuse increases after weight-loss surgery? What causes this?

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What is a "wet campus"?

Last updated July 18, 2012, 3:12 p.m.

What does it mean when a college or university has a "wet" campus?

Is Antabuse addictive?

Last updated July 18, 2012, 2:54 p.m.

Can you become addicted to Antabuse?

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What is a "high-functioning" alcoholic?

Last updated July 17, 2012, 11:13 p.m.

The term "high-functioning alcoholic" sounds like an oxymoron. What does it mean? Who fits under this label?

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What is a "bender"?

Last updated July 17, 2012, 10:58 p.m.

Someone recently told me that they went on a four-day bender. What does that even mean?

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Are "at-risk" youth more likely to drink alcohol?

Last updated July 17, 2012, 10:42 p.m.

Are "at-risk" youth more likely to drink alcohol than those that are better-off? What about drugs?

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Does marijuana use decrease alcohol abuse?

Last updated July 10, 2012, 8:20 p.m.

Someone very close to me smokes marijuana to cut alcohol cravings. Does this actually work?

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Do we drink more alcohol in the summer?

Last updated July 10, 2012, 7:32 p.m.

Is it just me, or is summer the season for drinking the most alcohol?

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What is "binge drinking"?

Last updated July 5, 2012, 8:56 p.m.

What is a drinking binge? How bad is it for you?

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Is it OK to drink alcohol for stress relief?

Last updated July 5, 2012, 5:20 p.m.

When I get home from work, I need to relax, so I have a drink. Is that a problem?

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Can I give my teenager a glass of wine at dinner?

Last updated July 2, 2012, 11:51 p.m.

When I was in high school, my parents let me have a glass of wine (just one drink) at dinner in our house. I turned out OK. What do YOU think? Should I be letting my teenagers have a glass of wine now-and-then?

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Are some ethnicities more prone to addiction and substance abuse than others?

Last updated June 6, 2012, 3:25 p.m.

Are certain ethnicities more prone to addiction and substance abuse than others? I've heard people attribute their high-tolerance to their "Irish blood" or "Native American roots", is this even a possibility?

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Will drinking improve my sex life?

Last updated May 30, 2012, 1:57 p.m.

Why does it seem like the drunker people are at parties, the more action they get? Does alcohol do anything for your sex drive/sex life/libido?

How quickly can you become addicted to drugs or alcohol?

Last updated May 21, 2012, 7:53 p.m.

How long does it take for someone to become addicted to drugs or alcohol? Does it depend on the substance?

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