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Learn more about how our Drinking Culture can be partially to blame for alcoholism, and how we can succeed at improving how we think about alcohol and drinking.  Is a Safe Drinking Culture Possible? What role does our attitude toward alcohol have in the high rates of alcoholism today? These articles explore these questions.

Is a Safe Drinking Culture Possible?

There are steps that could potentially ensure a safe drinking culture for society at large, such as licenses to drink or mandatory drinking classes before a certain age. Either way, a few steps in the right direction could help create more drinking-conscious individuals, and thus help lessen the problem of alcohol addiction in our society. The more educated you are about a particular subject and the more options you have, the greater the likelihood you have of making the best choice. Without people who care about changing drinking culture, nothing will ever change.

Is Alcoholism a Choice or Fate?

Both genetic and environmental factors contribute to the abuse of alcohol. Nobody is doomed to become an alcoholic because of their genetics, environmental factors, or a combination of these two factors.  Each person is free to choose whether they will drink alcohol or not.  While it may offer an excuse for alcohol abuse among some people, neither genetics nor environment tell the whole story.  Each person must decide for themselves how they will use, not use, or stop drinking alcohol.  This is where our drinking culture often comes into play.

Can Alcoholics Drink
Can Alcoholics Drink? It has been the common opinion of 12-step support groups for alcoholics that alcoholics must observe strict abstinence from alcohol. The...
Is Advertising To Blame For Your Drinking Problem?
Is Advertising To Blame For Your Drinking Problem? There is a lot of glamorized drinking shown on TV shows and in movies, which can...
What Makes Alcohol Seem Sexy?
What Makes Alcohol Seem Sexy? What makes alcohol seem so desirable? People use it to squash fears, become...
Drinking To Cope With a Broken Heart
Does Drinking Alcohol Actually Help You Beat Your Breakup? A breakup is a very stressful event. For some, it is even grief inducing. Depending...
Swinging From The Chandeliers: Alcoholism & Shame
Swinging From The Chandeliers: Alcoholism & Shame Alcoholism is a complex disorder that only recently we have begun to understand. Researchers are still discovering...
Dry Drunk Behavior
Dry Drunk Behavior Do you know someone that still acts like an alcoholic, but without drinking anymore? The term for such people is “Dry...
How Pre-Gaming & Too Much Alcohol Can Kill You | Addicted To Alcohol
How People Can Get Seriously Injured, Sick or Killed From Drinking Too Much Alcohol While Pre-Gaming When it involves watching a favorite team or...
Presidents: Drunk or Not? Quiz Part 2
U.S Presidents: Drunk or Not? Part 2 A stressful time at the White House is a lot worse than sharing office space with a...
Binge Drinking In College
College Binge Drinking and Alcoholism Many people see drinking as a kind of normal part of college life.  Most young adults who go to...
6 Reasons Why Finance Professionals Drink So Much
The Drinking Habits of Finance Professionals There are quite a few professions that drink more than others, and there have been studies that claim...

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