Binge drinking

According to the WHO, alcoholism is more common among men than women by a factor of two to one.

By |2017-10-16T11:16:12+10:00October 16th, 2017|Alcohol, Be inspired, Binge drinking, Early intervention, Proven strategies|

Alcoholism is more common among men than women by a factor of two to one (according to the World Health Organisation). However, excessive alcohol consumption has more devastating effects on the health of women. Death rates among female alcoholics are 50 to 100% higher than for men. This first person article sheds [...]

Personality traits mark teenage binge drinkers

By |2017-06-12T22:13:01+10:00June 12th, 2017|Be inspired, Binge drinking, Early intervention|

Binge drinking and other substance misuse are prevalent among many teenagers. Many display higher than average levels of impulsiveness, sensitivity to anxiety, sensation seeking and hopelessness. These four personality traits have been shown by researchers to predict those teenagers at high risk of becoming binge drinkers with 90 per cent accuracy. [...]