The Stages of Alcoholism

Bing Drinking / Increased Tolerance Binge drinking is considered consuming more than 5 drinks in a two hour period. Sadly, an estimated 38 million adult Americans binge drink at least once a week. Many binge drink daily.  Binge drinking increases the cost of healthcare and has many other economic impacts including car accidents, violence, and…

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Effects of Alcohol on the Body and the Brain

People drink to socialize, to celebrate with others, to relax after a hard day—it’s a social norm throughout American society for people to consume alcohol. But binge drinking, drinking more than a few drinks daily, or drinking more than a 7-14 drinks per week depending on your gender can lead to serious health consequences. The…

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