What Are the Risks of Heavy Drinking? If you drink more than the recommended guidelines for alcohol consumption, you may be wondering what exactly are the risks. What is the harm in drinking too much alcohol?
Tips for Moderating Your Drinking If you have decided that the amount of alcohol that you drink puts you at risk for developing alcohol-related problems, you may want to try cutting down or moderating your consumption.
Are Alcohol Blackouts Real? Drinking too much alcohol doesn't kill brain cells, but it interferes with the brain's ability to learn and form new memories, creating blackouts.
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Alberta Alcohol and
Drug Abuse Commission (AADAC) As an agency of the Government of Alberta, the
Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission (AADAC) operates and funds
information, prevention and treatment services to help Albertans
with alcohol, other drug and gambling problems. This site has
a special section for
on Drug Abuse Recent scientific advances have revolutionized our
understanding of drug abuse and addiction. The majority of these advances,
which have dramatic implications for how to best prevent and treat addiction,
have been supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). NIDA
supports over 85 percent of the world's research on the health aspects
of drug abuse and addiction.