Tuesday Theme Talk: Gender and Alcohol Abuse

TTTGrantwork copyOn Tuesdays, we linkup great blogs, websites, articles, and resources that can be of help to you in your quest to educate yourself about the dangers of alcohol abuse. Each week will have a theme. This week, the theme is “Gender and Alcohol Abuse”. Tuesday Theme Talk will be referred to as TTT throughout the rest of the post. :-)

TTT’s Website of the Week: AA (Alcoholics Anonymous)

No matter your gender, if you are looking for help with your alcohol abuse problem or alcoholism, perhaps AA is right for you. You can find others there to support you as you transition from substance abuse into freedom.

TTT’s Article with the Most Impact: Why She Drinks: Women and Alcohol Abuse

This Wall Street Journal article goes into extreme detail about the rise in women’s drinking and the effects it has had on popular culture and rates of alcohol abuse among women. VERY interesting article.

TTT’s Show Me the Numbers: Alcohol, Gender, and Drinking Problems

This PDF booklet from the World Health Organization is a big read, but it is full of detailed and interesting information about alcohol, gender, and drinking problems in various countries around the world!

TTT’s Something to Think About Article: Women Seeking Alcohol Abuse Treatment Earlier Than Men

EVERYONE should seek help if they have a substance abuse problem, but it is interesting that women seem to seek out help earlier than men do. Is it perhaps because men feel even more vulnerable and weak if they have to ask for help with their alcohol problem? No matter your personal feelings, if you have a substance abuse issue, SEEK OUT HELP. That is the strongest decision you can possibly make regardless of your gender.

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I hope you’ll really read and absorb these words and take these websites and articles to heart. Make WISE choices!

Tuesday Theme Talk: Be Responsible

TTTGrantwork copySometimes on Tuesdays, we linkup great blogs, websites, articles, and resources that can be of help to you in your quest to educate yourself about the dangers of alcohol abuse. Each week will have a theme. This week, the theme is “Be Responsible”. Tuesday Theme Talk will be referred to as TTT throughout the rest of the post. :-)

TTT’s Website of the Week: CHOOSE RESPONSIBILITY

CR is a fabulous organization with a mission to help educate young people about alcohol abuse and to encourage them to make the choice to live responsibly! Check out their resources for teens, parents, and educators!

TTT’s Article with the Most Impact: 10 Reasons NOT To Drink Alcohol

This Livestrong article discusses the top ten reasons to avoid alcohol altogether, whether you’re an adult, teen, or somewhere in between. Alcohol consumption can have devastating consequences.

TTT’s Show Me the Numbers: Parents, Underage Drinking Is Illegal: Even Under Your Roof

This is an excellent article from FOX that discusses the illegality of allowing minors to consume alcohol in their parents’ homes. A very fascinating look at the responsibility that adults must take for providing alcohol to their children or their children’s friends.

TTT’s Something to Think About Article: We Don’t Serve Teens

These are some real stories about alcohol responsibility as it relates to teens, parents, educators, and adults!

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I hope you’ll really read and absorb these words and take these websites and articles to heart. Responsibility is HUGE in all areas of life, but especially in areas that involve your health! Make WISE choices!