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
Authoritative parents better at preventing kids’ binge drinking, study finds Brigham Young University study finds that while peer influence major determinant of a child’s behaviour, parenting style is also very important Tralee Pearce From Friday’s Globe and Mail Published on Thursday, Jun. 24, 2010 8:33PM EDT Last updated on Friday, Jun. 25,…Details
Click here to read this Yahoo news article on Lindsay Lohan’s SCRAM alcohol monitoring bracelet.
Man volunteers to wear device that monitors alcohol use A Butte man has volunteered to wear an alcohol monitoring ankle bracelet at a personal cost of nearly $22,000 for the duration of a five-year suspended sentence for assaulting his wife. But Shane Hemphill, 33, through his lawyer, Walter Hennessey, said Thursday the device is a…Details