Mixing Alcohol and Energy Drinks Equals Danger
The news is constantly coming up with reports of the potentially deadly combo of alcohol and energy drinks, which is especially prevalent among students, teens, and other young people. “When mixed with alcohol, energy drinks present serious potential for harm and abuse,” according to an article published in Pediatrics in Review. In 2010, there was an incident in New Jersey in which 23 students were hospitalized after they drank a premixed, canned drink that promised the benefits of alcohol and an energy drink.
Though mixing booze with energy drinks can potentially have sever side effects, it’s important to remember that the true danger is drinking too much alcohol itself. Unsafe drinking is unsafe drinking, no matter what the mixer is. If you find yourself drinking to excess on a regular basis, there’s a good chance you have a drinking problem. You should seek treatment now, before it’s you who ends up hospitalized. Good treatment can turn a life around and stop problem behaviors.
If you have a problem with alcohol or drug abuse or know someone who does, you should seek help now for yourself or your loved one. Thankfully, there is good help available. Detoxification and behavioral therapy have proven to be effective in treating drug dependence. Addicts are often unable to complete treatment on their own or with family members, so it’s very important to seek the right treatment center. At Seabrook House, we customize our treatment plans to individual patient’s needs, so you know the help you’re getting is right for you or a loved one. Whether you need an in-patient facility, or outpatient care, Seabrook House is there for you with rehabilitation centers in New Jersey (NJ), Pennsylvania (PA), and an outpatient center in New York (NY). Contact Seabrook House today for any questions about drugs, alcohol, addiction, and treatment.