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Study Attempts to Link Teen Brain Structures and Alcoholism Risks

By Paul Gaita

Researchers employed brain scans to see which factors in a teens' developing brain could lead to alcohol dependency. MORE  

Hey You!

By Daniel Isanov

“Listen,” you tell the cop. “I know I passed the fucking test, and you know I passed the fucking test, so can I get back into my truck and drive home now?” MORE  

Most Excessive Drinkers Not Addicted to Alcohol, Report Finds

By Brent McCluskey

Contrary to popular opinion, most people who drink to excess do not meet the criteria for being an alcoholic. MORE  

More Retired Women Are Being Treated for Alcoholism

By Victoria Kim

Over the past five years, there has been a substantial rise in older women recovering from alcohol abuse. MORE  

Former Nurse Shares Story About Beating Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

Mandi Sveom managed to overcome her addictions to alcohol and painkillers. MORE  

'Transparent' Actor Jeffrey Tambor Raises Awareness About Mental Health and Alcoholism

By John Lavitt

The actor attended a Houston benefit, where he revealed his own struggles with alcohol and mental illness. MORE  

Is Nalmefene the 'Magic Bullet' for Alcoholism?

By Paul Gaita

After spending decades in testing limbo, nalmefene may finally prove to be a viable option to curb heavy alcohol consumption. MORE  

Actress Elizabeth Peña's Death Caused By Alcohol Abuse

By Shawn Dwyer

The La Bamba actress died from cirrhosis of the liver due to alcohol. MORE  

My One Step Program

By Nick Dothée

When you start to realize that the life you’re living looks vastly different than the clear picture you’ve been painting since age six, the drinking is no longer fun, but rather necessary for survival, and then finally, just plain sad. MORE  

U.K. Addiction Treatment Plan For 'Mild Alcoholics' Sparks Debate

By McCarton Ackerman

Almost a million people in the UK will be eligible for nalmefene. MORE  

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