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Wet Universities & Dry Students; "Sober as Deviant"

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Wet Universities & Dry Students; "Sober as Deviant"

As many young adults prepare to go away to college and embrace the festivities of their life, some choose to stay sober.  A majority of college/University campuses have acclimated to the saga of binge drinking, promiscuous sex, and blackouts.   According to the article “Sober as Deviant: The Stigma of Sobriety and How Some College Students ‘Stay Dry’ on a ‘Wet’ Campus (Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 2013)” by Nancy J Herman-Kinney and David A. Kinney it's expressed in the abstract there are certain types of labels and stigmatizations that come with ‘sober as deviant.’  Kinney and Kinney go on to state...

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Teaching Reinforcement Skills for Recovery

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Teaching Reinforcement Skills for Recovery

Recovery tip  #18323ABC920.222XYZ. Well, you get the point. Here is another useful thing to help you in early recovery or any aspect of your recovery. Heck, you don’t even have to be in recovery to do this one. You could have gone through some cataclysmic life-altering event (i.e. jumping on a firework for example) and ...

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Wet Universities & Dry Students; “Sober as Deviant”

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Wet Universities & Dry Students; “Sober as Deviant”

As many young adults prepare to go away to college and embrace the festivities of their life, some choose to stay sober.  A majority of college/University campuses have acclimated to the saga of binge drinking, promiscuous sex, and blackouts. According to the article “Sober as Deviant: The Stigma of Sobriety and How Some College Students ...

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