ARLINGTON, VA– As part of The Century Council’s activities during National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week (October 17th -23rd), the Ad Council and Egg Strategy presented, at the U.S. Department of Education’s National Meeting on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention in Higher Education, new research regarding binge drinking behaviors of college drinkers and…Details
ATLANTA – One in four high school students binge drink, according to a new CDC study. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cited a behavior risk survey of 16,000 students ages 14-18. Binge drinking was defined as having five or more drinks in the span of a few hours. “Binge drinking increases many health…Details
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NHTSA Studies Impact of SCRAM Alcohol Anklets Agency compiling SCRAM Program case studies to assist other agencies WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has commissioned and launched an 18-month study focused on evaluating the current prevalence of SCRAM (Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor) technology in the nation’s courts. The…Details
Most people who have not abused alcohol know someone who has. Alcohol-Statistics.com states that some 14 million Americans, or one in every 13 adults, have problems with alcohol. In addition, roughly 43 percent of adults grew up with or married an alcoholic. Read more: http://www.livestrong.com/article/221530-alcoholism-your-spouse/#ixzz0yTq2usz2Details
Bracelets deter drinking and driving TAMPA – More people are wearing a cool, new bracelet that nobody wants. Actress Lindsey Lohan has helped make the SCRAMx bracelet famous. It didn’t keep her out of trouble, but thousands of others arrested on alcohol-related charges are using the bracelet with positive results. SCRAM stands for Secure Continuous…Details
In this excerpt from A Biography of Mrs. Marty Mann: The First Lady of Alcoholics Anonymous by Sally and David Brown, the authors provide a glimpse into early AA and what it was like for a woman trying to get sober. Read more on Sober 24.
Monitoring bracelets help rehab some habitual DWI violators, but they come with a price Diane Turbyfill Drivers convicted of drinking and getting behind the wheel can be ordered to wear unwanted accessories – ankle bracelets that monitor alcohol intake. Secured Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitoring, often referred to as SCRAM, is an apparatus judges can order…Details