Related Links

To estimate your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) under different conditions, visit:

www.intox.com/wheel/drinkwheel.asp

Drunk Driving issues are addressed on these sites:

Teen New Drivers' Homepage provides useful tips for safer driving. www.teendriving.com

For information on peer-based collegiate alcohol abuse prevention programs, see www.bacchusgamma.org

Designated Driver Association www.ndda.org

The Automobile Safety website provides valuable and practical information about drinking and driving.

Information on Social Norms Marketing is located on these sites:

National Social Norms Resource Center www.socialnorm.org

Montana Social Norms Project www.mostofus.org

Social Norms 101 Primer academic.hws.edu/alcohol/SocialNormsPrimer.html

Want information on specific alcohol beverages?

For spirits (whiskey, rum, gin, scotch, and other "liquors"), go to www.discus.org

For beer, look at www.beerinstitute.org

For wine, the site to visit is www.wineinstitute.org

For alcohol equivalence, visit Standard Drinks

"A Consumer Guide to Recovery Options" provides excellent descriptions of both abstinence and non-abstinence recovery options. This useful guide is in Anne M. Fletcher's Sober for Good (NY: Houghton Mifflin, 2001), pp. 267-302.

Want help in reducing your drinking to moderate levels?

HAMS is a free peer-led support and information group for anyone who wants to change their drinking behaviors for the better. The acronym HAMS stands for Harm reduction, Abstinence, and Moderation Support. (347) 678-5671

Moderation Management emphasizes self-management, moderation, and a balanced lifestyle. (612) 512-1484 moderation.org

Tips for Controlling BAC www.indiana.edu:80/~adic/tips.html

Information on Responsible Consumption of Alcohol www.aim-digest.com

Want help in achieving abstinence? Some of the choices are:

Rational Recovery Emphasizes a non-religious approach to recovery 1-800-303-2873 www.rational.org/recovery

Self-Management and Recovery Training (SMART Recovery) Views addiction as a bad habit and uses common sense techniques to break the habit (216) 292-0220 smartrecovery.org

Secular Organizations for Sobriety (SOS) Emphasizes individual recovery through rational decision-making (310) 821-8430 www.secularhumanism.org/sos

LifeRing Secular Recovery A free recovery group that stresses sobriety, secularity, and self-help. (510) 763-0779 www.www.unhooked.com

Women for Sobriety Encourages emotional and spiritual growth 1-800-333-1606 www.womenforsobriety.org

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) The original and best known "twelve step" program (212) 870-3400 or local phone number www.alcoholics-anonymous.org

Al-anon and Alateen Al-anon (for family and friends of alcoholics) and Alateen (recovery program for young people) are both based on AA's "twelve steps." (888) 4AL-ANON www.al-anon.org

Help is also available for friends and family members

Al-Anon and Alateen are at www.Al-Anon-Alateen.org 1-888-425-2666

The International Council on Alcohol Policies,which promotes healthful lifestyles, is located at: www.icap.org

The Century Council, which works to reduce alcohol abuse, is located at: www.centurycouncil.org

Other Links

United States DUI Laws dui.drivinglaws.org

Responsible Hospitality Institute www.rhiweb.org

Interesting and controversial ideas about addiction are found at: www.peele.net

Research on collegiate drinking (as well as drinking by women and history of alcohol) can be found at www.indiana.edu/~engs

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