The number of deaths related to alcohol use in the US grew by a staggering 25% between 2019 and 2020, the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Storylines warning of the dangers of alcoholism had more of a lasting effect than more formal health education.
When employers treat staff drinking problems as a health issue, they get much better results.
The pressure of needing to be a model minority — successful, quiet, hardworking — can force people to internalize their mental anguish and ends up leaving gaps in our mental health services.
Today’s non-alcoholic drinks are perfectly at home in the wine bar or on the cocktail shelf.
Biden’s relationship with his father contrasts with perhaps every president in the last four decades, who either had absent or distant fathers or abusive or alcoholic fathers or stepfathers.
The story of the alleged Atlanta shooter highlights the two most common ways Americans think about compulsive behaviors – considering them the results of temptation and treating them as diseases.
Can college professors rap their way into academic publishing? One professor makes an album to prove they can.
People with alcohol or substance dependency already struggle to access mental health treatment, covid will only make this worse.
The brain’s immune system cells (called microglia) have already been shown to be involved in addiction to other substances.
We now know how the father of New Zealand’s suffrage pioneer died, and it raises fascinating questions about what drove her morally and politically.
Be careful when returning to the pub. Your alcohol tolerance might’ve changed during lockdown, meaning you could do greater harm to your body.
Experts recommend adopted children be told about their origins, no matter how difficult the circumstances, but doing so is tricky for adoptive parents.
America’s news reports and social media chatter open a window into the nation’s psyche. An AI-based text analysis of these words shows that the coronavirus is driving up familiar social ills.
Sales of alcohol have reported jumped by around a quarter as people bulk buy wine, beers and spirits. That could lead to a range of short-term and long-term problems.
The number of older people who drink heavily is increasing. Here’s why that’s a problem.
Two interventions proved effective in reducing men’s perpetration, but not women’s experiences of violence.
The holidays are not solely about religious observations or societal celebrations, as alcohol has established itself in the festivities. But how much is too much? An addiction specialist examines.
One in six US adults binge drinks, consuming about seven drinks per binge. A new study can predict which mice are hardwired to binge drink. Is it possible to do the same for humans?
Providing support and treatment might help reduce harmful drinking behaviours in seniors.