Alcohol is unique in that, while it is most definitely a mind-altering substance, its use is also quite normalized in day-to-day life. Where do you draw the line? How do you know what qualifies as alcohol use and what qualifies as misuse?
New Data Shows Use of Psychoactive Prescription Drugs Among Young People Creates a Risk for Addiction
Young people are experimenting with psychoactive pharmaceutical drugs in increasing numbers, creating serious health risks as a result.
A new study just confirmed that people who misuse drugs and alcohol are at a greater risk of contracting COVID-19. What does this mean for addiction treatment in 2021?
For some time it was thought that alcohol misuse contributed to cancer risk. What does current science say about this? And most importantly, what can people who are addicted to alcohol do to avoid cancer risk?
Alcohol is one of the few consumable items that most Americans partake in that has zero health benefits and several health risks. What are some of the health benefits of giving up alcohol for good?
Alcohol consumption is an accepted aspect of American culture. It would be wise to temper this notion however because alcohol consumption comes with a long list of harmful effects.
Alcohol consumption presents a long list of risks, especially when people drink to excess. According to research, those risks are exacerbated during the winter months. What about drinking alcohol in the winter makes it more dangerous?
The presidential election was not the only important voting issue on November 3rd, 2020. In the state of Oregon, voters came together and voted to decriminalize drugs. What does that mean?
Drunk driving is always a risk because there are, unfortunately, always some drunk drivers on the road.
Two coinciding factors are currently worrying public health experts regarding teen and adolescent health. First off, marijuana use among young people is growing. Second, it is becoming increasingly apparent that marijuana use among young people is particularly harmful to them.