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    Alcohol Abuse In Alaska

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    particular references in their early history about the use of alcohol or any other type of sinful treat, outside of tobacco. This is also, of course, relevant with the arrival of the Russians. This is quite interesting to me anyway. Alcohol is a big part of any culture, especially when we read about the beginnings. Alcoholic beverages have been used by most cultures through most of their history. Now as with the typical outlook on alcohol in general, historically there were negative consequences associated

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    Jane Jackson is a thirty year old caucasian female who has lived in Milwaukee, Wisconsin her whole life. Growing up most of her family had different variations of drug and alcohol abuse, including her father. Lucky for Jane, this alcoholism did not make her father abusive towards her or anyone in her family. He was very high functioning and was still around, if a little intoxicated, for all of the important moments in her life. The drinking never truly bothered her until people had told her that

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    Based on the intake, Benjamin’s alcohol abuse has been identified as an ongoing problem in need of treatment. It is mainly manifested in the combination of the loss of his wife, retirement, and poor relationship with his daughter. I believe Benjamin will greatly benefit from attending individual and group therapy to learn to cope with his grief that possibly led him to alcohol abuse. In his case, I would apply the DBT approach as he has difficulty regulating emotions and behavior. The session focuses

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    Under The Drinking Age

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    laws and regulations of the state concerning the consumption of alcohol, others do not. Among recent years, alcohol consumption of young adults has increased drastically. Among individuals in the United States that drink alcohol, 11% are between the ages 13 to 20. Teens do not realize the risks and effects of alcohol consumption. Drinking at a younger age means that one is at a greater risk of encountering major health problems. Alcohol, especially when consumed by younger individuals, is harmful to

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    Functionalist Perspective

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    and Tam, people who lack norms to control their behavior, they are likely to purse self-destructive behaviors such as alcohol abuse (Leon-Guerrero 2014). For instance, doctors warn about the dangers of alcohol use and even advertisers promote the use of alcohol and the affects. Yet we still drink no matter what the causes are. “Functionalist explore how substance use and abuse are necessitated by a social system and what they offer to the functional operation” (Shaw 2002). The conflict perspective

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    One major issue people have is alcoholism. Alcoholism is the dependence on alcohol. This happens when you abuse alcohol so much you have physically and mentally became addicted to alcohol and need it in order to feel able to function through the day. In Hamlet, young lord Hamlet says “The king doth wake to-night and takes his rouse. Keeps wassail, and the swaggering up-spring reels; and as he drains his draughts of Rhenish down. The kettle-drum and trumpet thus bray out The triumph of his pledge

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    for Jerry at age fifty-five to get diagnosis with substance uses disorder under alcohol. He must “displays a maladaptive pattern” that lead “to impairment” and “need to have two of the eleven symptoms with a one year period”. Some of the eleven symptoms that Jerry exhibits are as follow: consume a large amount over an extensive period, unsuccessful effort to reduce or control consumption, continue to consume alcohol with interpersonal problem, reduction of activity and interaction, continue to use

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    Barfly Movie Analysis

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    his days abusing alcohol and fighting a man named Eddie at a bar in Las Angeles, he frequents. Henry is jobless, never cared about the American dream of becoming someone, and just the thought of trying to become someone to fit into societies normal role expectations makes his blood boil. Henry meets a woman in a bar one night, by the name of Wanda, who is played by actress Faye Dunaway. Immediately the two connect and begin a volatile relationship of arguing and abusing alcohol. The movie follows

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    Greek Rape Culture

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    researching is how greek life, parties, and alcohol play a part of rape culture on college campuses. Many of my sources focused on the same issues, and many of them concluded studies showing how Greek life contributes to this modern issue. Factors within this issue is how fraternities and male sports teams are perceived and who is attracted to joining these organizations. The main argument among all of these sources were that parties and alcohol abuse create an environment that can be a breeding

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    Drug Addiction Satire

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    Young Americans on Drug series. The drug and alcohol problem in Columbus and Phenix City is pretty big. About 90 percent of crimes are caused by drug users. Illicit drugs, alcohol, and prescription medications are easy to get by young adolescents. There are 21 million illicit drug users in America, and every year 1,700 adolescents die because of alcohol-related incidents. Last year, 4 million young Americans ages 12 and older received treatment for alcohol or illicit drugs. Millions more didn’t seek

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    Cocaine Case Summary

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    The patient is a 61 year old male who presented to the ED with depressive symptoms, crack cocaine use, and alcohol use. The patient denies suicidal ideation, homicidal ideation, and symptoms of psychosis. The patient is calm and cooperative. The patient reports no withdrawal systems. During the time of assessment the patient was sleep and was awakened by clinician. The patient appears drowsy and has a flat affect. The patient reports smoking $700 of Crack Cocaine the past 2-3 days. The patient

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    Treatment Plan Case Study

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    Refer to be determine by medical doctor if patient has an underlying illness or condition. Intervention 3: complete pain management and substance abuse agreement Objective 3: discuss with primary care physician cautious use of medications (Perkinson, Arthur, & Bruce, 2014) Problem 3: Major depressive disorder Goal 3: refrain from any type of self-harm to self or others Objective 1: develop a

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    aren’t their by their side to help them.College students have a lot on their plates, with all the stress from school, studying, work, friends, and relationships. Because college students make poor decisions, they can 't control their weight, they abuse alcohol, and the development of eating disorders occur. First the “Freshman 15” is a term that is well-known throughout college campuses everywhere. This term refers to the weight that most students put on during their first year of college. Although

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    Cameron University Alcohol Awareness Alcohol consumption on higher education institutions continues to rise nationally. Cameron University (CU) has been the source of multiple media related stories surrounding alcohol related consumption on campus by underage students. CU must ensure the integrity of the University is not compromised and maintain the highest academic standards and a safe environment for students. Therefore, proposed is a strategic multi-layered collaborative plan inclusive of

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    Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a group of individuals from all walks of life, who come together with the hope of abstaining from alcohol abuse. The main goal of this support group is to abstain from alcohol, and to achieve control of their lives without drinking. According to Stuart, “Alcoholic anonymous (AA) The most common type of self-help group for substance abusers is the 12-step group.” (Stuart, p. 467, 2013) One of the important functions of these groups is to let the individual know that they

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    to see how important certain objects are to the characters and how they affect them. Fitzgerald uses alcohol as a symbol of negativity that has a strong impact on the book. “‘One of your own sojers got shoved out of the back window an’ killed hisself!’” (Fitzgerald, 101). Alcohol leads to nothing but bad actions throughout the entire novel. A man drunkenly killed himself, proving that alcohol is a symbol of negativity and death. This is satirical because the prohibition law was in place and shows

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    been the consumption of liquor that can create mental behaviors that become dependent on alcohol. Native American and Alaskan Natives are more likely than other ethnicities to die of alcohol related cases. There are different types of issues that can cause them to led this path. What causes them to have so many deaths related to alcoholism?   Method can be used to identify whether or not they have an alcohol related problem. There are different tools that people can use so they can screen them. They

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    can all be made a safer place for all. But the problem does not stop there. Of the estimated 20.8 million people aged 12 or older influenced by drugs. “Most had some form of a substance abuse disorder in the past year, including 7.7 million people with an illicit drug use disorder and 15.7 million with an alcohol use disorder.”(How Many People) But how can we defeat such a massive problem? The drug epidemic is something that affects us all, everyone knows someone who is at the mercy of drugs. People

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    Alcoholism is a significant problem in American society. About 20 million people in the United States abuse alcohol and out of that number, around 10 million are addicted to alcohol and considered an alcoholic ("Alcoholism" 1). In The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls, Jeannette's father, Rex, shows signs of being an alcoholic. His disease puts a lot of strain on the family and relationships within the family and eventually, Jeannette's father dies from heart failure, a common disease caused by alcoholism

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    Drinking Age 21

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    idea of this age was put in place to assist in keeping those younger individuals safe from the harmful effects of alcohol, and 21 is still the point when an individual should begin consuming such beverages. To continue to keep the public safe, the drinking age should be kept at 21 because the brain is still developing, lowering the age would give younger individuals easier access to alcohol, and lowering the age would be more dangerous on and off the road. Before the National Minimum Drinking Age Act

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