July 8, 2014 in Uncategorized
North Dakotans should not cheer too loudly about the decline in youth binge drinking, as reported last week by the national Youth Risk Behavior Survey. The rate fell from 41.5 percent in 2001 to 21.9 percent last year. Thatâs a significant decline,…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
June 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
It’s not uncommon. A student gets in trouble for drinking alcohol in a dorm room at Concordia College. Another is cited for providing alcohol to minors at a house party near Minnesota State University Moorhead. Continue Reading
February 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
While still high, North Dakota drops in rankings for binge drinkingWe’re still drinking, but we’ve cut back on the bingeing.
While North Dakota is one of several states that form the “binge drinking belt” across the northern Plains into New England, the state saw a significant drop in binge drinking from 2007 to 2010, according to the latest report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Continue Reading
December 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Minnesota ranked sixth among states in 2011, according to latest America’s Health Rankings survey Continue Reading
December 3, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
When professor John Collier learned that Dartmouth President Jim Young Kim planned to visit his class, he decided to have students show off their problem-solving skills by attacking a social problem instead of an engineering dilemma. Binge drinking was an obvious choice, given the national initiative Kim launched last spring aimed at reducing excessive drinking on college campuses. And it was a topic that students had plenty of experience with. Continue Reading
July 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
A new survey questioned almost 4,000 students last year about their drinking and drug habits. Continue Reading
September 4, 2010 in INFORUM
Alcohol use has declined slightly among young teens in the Fargo area, but binge drinking among those who do drink appears to be increasing, a Fargo School District expert says.