Binge Drinking Facts
Binge drinking facts, are that alcohol abusers who binge are in serious denial. They abstain from alcohol all week and party on the weekend. This leads the drinker to believe that he/she is NOT an alcoholic. The perception of an alcoholic is that they drink every day. This perception leads the binger to keep their denial, and the family may have to make an
“No, big deal. I drink on weekends”
It is a big deal! This pattern of drinking is when blood alcohol level (BAC) is up to .08 grams percent or more.
For men, this usually happens when they drank 5 or more drinks, and women 4 or more drinks in approx. 2 hrs.
And if you have an
you may be more likely to developing an addiction than your friends.
Binge Drinking Facts
Most of them are NOT alcoholics.
Take this self-test
and find out if you’re dependent.
About 90% of youth in the USA, who binge are under 21 years. 51% of them are 18-20 years old. So
talk to your kids
70% of binging involves adults over 25 years, however college students do this behavior most often.
Alcoholic Health Facts
Injuries ex. Accidents, falls, burns, domestic violence, sexual assault,
Sexually transmitted disease
High blood pressure, stroke and cardiovascular diseases
Neurological damage and more…….
If you think you have a problem with alcohol abuse or you can't stop binge drinking, you need help. Depending on the level of abuse
here are treatment options
Going to AA meetings and following the 12 steps of AA is helpful to
stop binge drinking. Here are the steps
to get you on track.
If you have a personal question that’s on your mind
about binge drinking facts and more, Ask me
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And if you or someone that you know has a drinking problem, there are many pages on this site that can help you. You can also get private help with
coaching and a consultation. Find out what that's about.
Are you enabling a binge drinker? Here are some
tips to stop.
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