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  • Modality In Substance Abuse Essay

    Alcohol is one of the most common known drugs that people commonly abuse in the United States today. Throughout this paper, the team will outline the treatment modalities that can be used during treatment and the demographics of the population abusing and going through treatment. Treatment is necessary to beat this addiction and to encourage abusers to enter rehabilitation center one must understand what can be done and what steps need to be taken. Finally, this paper shows what happens when…

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  • Chemical Dependency Assessment Paper

    professionals must be prepared to accommodate special populations in order to provide optimal service to clients. The CAGE tool is a frequently used screening instrument that consists of asking clients four brief questions related to their drinking. These questions are designed to determine whether the client is experiencing problems related to alcohol. Since this instrument is relatively brief, it is easily utilized and effective in various types of clinical settings. The CAGE only…

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  • The Importance Of College Experience In College

    experience can be a rough road. A big temptation in college is drinking, more commonly binge…

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  • Heavy Drinking Summary

    have the highest levels of binge drinking in Europe and university students have high levels of alcohol consumption in these areas. The researchers investigated the consumption patterns of university students in the areas of Ireland and the United Kingdom. The researchers found that almost two thirds of students reported a hazardous alcohol consumption score. The article highlights how harmful binge…

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  • Annotative Bibliography: The Illusion Of College Drinking

    "The Illusion of College Drinking ." Psychology Today 16 Oct 2003. web. This popular source contrasts with the others indicating that irresponsible college drinking is a misconception. This article doesn’t state that college drinking does not occur but that the image of college students being “drunkards” is mostly myth. With utilization of a study from University of North Carolina…

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  • Cause And Effect Essay On College Drinking

    tradition of college drinking has been handed down for many generations emerging into a type of culture with its own customs and belief systems. Many students view college drinking as a “coming of age liberty” and vital to their social success. Environmental and peer influence also contribute to the culture. These active and passive views of college drinking have instilled a powerful influence over the student’s behavior relating to alcohol consumption. So is binge drinking an issue amongst…

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  • P4 Unit 9 Health Promotion

    information from a variety of sources, this was done by me, Tyla-may and Kataya. I was responsible for using this information we gathered to design and product the PowerPoint, in addition to this I was also in charge of finding a definition of binge drinking which was obtained from the NHS website. Kataya had the role of finding the information and use it to design and create the games we were going to use in our health promotion; this information was obtained from a website called…

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  • Symbolic Interactionism In College

    adulthood and for a majority of students it’s the first time they experience independence. “Alcohol consumption in humans is the third leading preventable cause of death in the United States (McGinnis & Foege, 1993). A common abuse pattern called binge drinking contributes to a substantial portion of alcohol-related deaths (Chikritzhs, Jonas, Stockwell, Heale, & Dietze, 2001)”.Though with freedom comes responsibility. If not handled properly freedom can lead to bad decisions and the biggest…

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  • Should The Legal Drinking Age Be Lowered To 18?

    Should the legal drinking age be lowered to 18? Have you ever met or been around someone who drinks way too much? Some people want the legal drinking age to be lowered to the age of 18, while others think the current age should be kept. The current legal drinking age is 21. This paper will examine the pro, con and my viewpoint on lowering or keeping the legal drinking age. The current legal drinking age went into effect in 1988 and still continues to this day. Before this the legal age to…

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  • The Drinking Age Should Not Be Lowered Essay

    The Drinking Age Should Not Be Lowered The legal drinking age should not be lowered as it has been proven it will have negative effects on the individual and society. The legal drinking age started at 21 years old in the 1930’s. During the Vietnam War era the legal drinking age was lowered to 18 to accommodate the soldiers that were in the War. This changed when Ronald Regan proposed the Uniform Drinking Age Act in 1984. This made it a requirement for all states to return the drinking age…

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