Category: Abuse

Moderation Management is for Problem Drinkers Who Want to Moderate

Moderation Management (MM) is for problem drinkers who want to reduce their drinking. MM is non-profit and offers peer-run, non-12 step support groups. It’s an alternative to Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and other 12-step programs which demand total alcohol abstinence for life. Courts consistently hold AA to be a religious group. This is a problem for …

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Alcohol Self-Help Groups List (Free or Very Inexpensive)

This alcohol self-help groups lists free or very inexpensive groups. All groups are non-12 step. It has links to more information along with other resources. I. HAMS alcohol harm reduction program The name HAMS stands for Harm reduction, Abstinence, and Moderation Support. HAMS harm reduction is effective in reducing alcohol and drug problems. This is …

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Reducing Alcohol-Related Problems: What We can Learn from Others

In this interview, Dr. Dwight Heath shares some of his knowledge and insights on reducing alcohol-related problems. He is the world’s leading anthropological authority on alcohol and drinking. He has studied studied cultures around the globe. As a result, he understands how drinking patterns are related to the prevalence (or absence) of alcohol problems.  He …

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The Way to Reduce Alcohol Abuse (It’s Proven Effective)

There’s a proven way to reduce alcohol abuse. What’s more, its results occur quickly and it’s inexpensive to do. Dr. H. Wesley Perkins developed the technique. In this interview with David Hanson he explains how and why it works. Hanson — Dr. Perkins, your research and insights form the basis of a unique, even revolutionary, …

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Rethinking Drinking by Young Adults (How to Reduce Abuse)

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We should be rethinking drinking by young adults. That’s the recommendation of three experienced college observers and researchers. They are Joel S. Rudy, Dr. Dwight B. Heath, and Dr. David J. Hanson.   In a majority of states in the US, drivers aged 16 and 17 gain valuable experience while holding special licenses. These restrict …

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Brief Intervention for Alcohol Abuse among Young People

Here journalist Bob Curley explains that brief intervention for alcohol abuse can effectively help young prople. The process can be simple, easy, and inexpensive.   Brief interventions can be effective in cutting alcohol use by college students. The methods used to deliver these interventions — including e-mail and the Internet ­– can help other populations. …

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We can Reduce Alcohol Abuse! (Discover Exactly How)

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Dr. Stanton Peele and Archie Brodsky explain exactly how we can reduce alcohol abuse. Peele is a psychologist who has received many prestigious awards for his ground-breaking work in alcohol studies. Brodsky is a faculty member in the Harvard University Medical School. Socializing the Young Family We can prepare young people to live in a nation where …

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Unrecognized Problem about Binge Drinking (It’s Serious)

Dr.  Robert Chapman explains below a widely unrecognized problem about binge drinking. And it’s one that has serious effects.   There is great controversy among professionals about the term “binge drinking.” This term is widely used to address the issue of high-risk drinking by college students. However, it’s far from the “accepted term” of those who …

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Harm Reduction for Alcohol Abuse (It’s Effective)

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Here the late Dr. Alan Marlatt explains harm reduction for alcohol abuse. He was a pioneer in its development and widespread use. The Harm Reduction approach is based on compassionate pragmatism instead of moralistic idealism. It recognizes that a minority of people have always abused alcohol and always will. It doesn’t condone this behavior, but …

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Life Process Addiction Help Program Now for Home Use

The Life Process Addiction Help Program is used in residential treatment centers with a consistent success rate of over 65%. Because of its high success rate, Dr. Stanton Peele adapted his program for home use. Thus, it’s now affordable and available to people in their own homes. The Life Process Program is not a 12-step …

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