Tag: DUI

  • College drinking and frats – A match made in alcohol heaven?

    contributing author: Gacia Tachejian If you asked college students in America what goes on at a Fraternity or Sorority party they would tell you that drinking alcohol is a major component. The movie Animal House made heavy college drinking a well known fact decades ago, and research backs it up. Studies have consistently shown that […]

  • About Addiction: Bath Salts, DUI’s and Anxiety Addiction

    Do you care about addiction? Of course you do, otherwise you probably wouldn’t be reading this right now. Well, you’ve come to the right place A3 will try to address all your questions, but for now, you’ve stumbled onto our weekly links post full of information about addiction from around the world wide web. So […]

  • About Addiction: Addiction Recovery, Alcohol, and Drug Legalization

    Yes, you’ve got it, it’s your 30 seconds of news about addiction from around the world (wide web). Enjoy the reading – you can claim you learned your “new thing of the day.” Addiction recovery- Inpatient and Outpatient treatment plans Addiction Recovery-Recovering from addiction is hard, no matter what type of addiction it is. In […]

  • About addiction: DUI, Alcohol Taxes, Underage Drinking, and Addiction treatment

    Back again, like so many Mondays before, to tell you all about addiction research, news, and more from around the world wide web. New York and Texas tough on DUI offenders Everything Addiction– If you find yourself convicted of a DUI in New York State, you’ll have to install one of those ignition interlocks that […]

  • Actor Chris Klein in rehab – Facing jail time after second DUI

    Actor Chris Klein has checked himself into rehab following his second DUI arrest that occurred on June 16. A police officer pulled him over after he was spotted swerving across the westbound 101 Freeway in Los Angeles. His blood alcohol content was nearly three times the limit of .08. Chris Klein was previously arrested on […]

  • Understanding Blood Alcohol Content (BAC levels)

    Contributing co-author: Andrew Chen Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) is a measure of alcohol concentration in a person’s bloodstream. The more a person drinks, the higher their BAC and the more they experience alcohol-related impairments. The following table shows the behavioral, physical, and mental changes brought on by alcohol at various BAC levels: Progressive Effects of […]

  • The ebb and flow of concern about addiction

    One of the things about keeping a blog that is focused on a specific topic, is that you get to see how people’s interest in that topic changes. This blog gets a flood of hits when a celebrity like Britney Spears or Lindsay Lohan gets arrested for possession of drugs or a DUI. When someone […]

  • New Year’s Eve Partying – Being safe while having fun

    We all know that New Year’s Eve celebrations often involve drinking and maybe a little more. The incidence of intoxicated driving also increases greatly during the holiday season. I’ve said it a million times on here (probably a slight exaggeration) – I don’t see anything wrong per se with recreational alcohol, and even occasional drug […]

  • About addiction: Marijuana withdrawal, harm reduction, and drunk driving

    Here we are again – Check out this week’s great contributions from around to blogosphere. From Addiction Inbox– Marijuana withdrawal – Bring on the hate mail – Although I’m in support of the decriminalization of marijuana, I think it’s important that we are honest about its effects. Harm Reduction Works – Check out this great […]

  • Always stay mindful – My different experience with recovery, addiction, and crystal meth

    One of the main features of addiction is, unfortunately, how insidious it is. Given everything I’ve been learning in the past 12 years about drugs, their abuse, and the people involved, I feel right in saying that most people don’t realize how far gone they are until it’s too late. I consider myself fortunate in […]