3rd Millennium Classroom's alcohol prevention course has been used by hundreds across the country. Alcohol-Wise utilizes the evidence-based eCHECKUP TO GO brief intervention, proven to reduce high-risk drinking behavior. This online course is short, but effective and uses motivational interviewing to provide personalized feedback.
Alcohol poisoning is the result of drinking too much alcohol in too little time. As a general rule, it’s best to avoid drinking more than one drink per hour. The consequences of alcohol poisoning are severe and can even be deadly.
Alcohol poisoning can:
According to research done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 45% of adults in the United States are using prescription medication. According to the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), about 55% of adults have drunk alcohol in the past month.
Why is that important?
Even though both of these activities are legal, they can still be dangerous, especially when combined. It’s critical that a person who is using more than one substance understands the potential negative consequences of mixing drug classes.
Of the numerous ways to treat alcohol abuse in individuals, there are three that stand out as the most effective. According to a table of cumulative evidence scores compiled by Hester and Miller (1995) of The University of New Mexico, data shows what tends to work best for people… and also what doesn’t work so well.
According to an expert in the field of higher education, each year about four million people do something they’ve never done before: they enroll in an institution of higher education for the very first time. College freshmen experience a number of transitional issues as they venture away from parental supervision into the world of free choice, especially as those decisions pertain to alcohol use.
A recent article explores what types of treatments render the best results when treating substance use in individuals. The treatment success of alcohol and drug intervention programs can vary based on each individual’s internal motivation, social network or support.
Resilience is the ability to bounce back from a difficult situation or to cope with stress or adversity. Stress can come in many forms: relationship struggles, sickness (your own or that of a loved one), drastic change in your environment, isolation, or uncertainty.
A resilient person is more likely to: