Stories tagged with: Alcohol Abuse

December 23, 2013 - 6:09pm
30 weeks 6 days ago

A local health expert says that the holidays can be a time of joy and happiness for most people... But not for people struggling with addictions.

CEO of Muskingum Behavioral Health, Steve Carrel says that the holidays often remind addicts of the worse times in their lives and it makes them vulnerable to relapsing.

"Their past use and abuse, there's some negative memories while everybody is in the family getting together spirit they have a history of maybe causing problems...

November 18, 2009 - 10:52pm
4 years 35 weeks ago

Each year in the United States, roughly 5,000 young people die as a result of underage drinking. In the final part of her series "Risky Teen Behaviors" WHIZ's Katie Jeffries explores alcohol abuse among teens.

You Tube is filled with videos showing teens drinking, chugging and consuming unheard of amount of alcohol. While teenage partying is nothing new, their generation is drinking harder and faster than ever before.

"Most of the kids getting involved are getting...

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