Ren in Drug Abuse Information
April 24, 2021

Binge Drinking, Drug Use, and Nightclubs—A Close Connection

Why must drinking, drug use, and dancing so often go hand in hand? Would it be possible to create and support a nightclub scene that does not seem to necessitate drinking or drug use?


Ren in Alcohol Abuse
April 23, 2021

Alcohol Misuse—A Growing Health Concern for Women

Historically, alcohol misuse has affected men far more than women. Today, while alcohol abuse still affects more men than it does women, the gap is closing, and women are becoming increasingly afflicted with alcohol addiction.


Ren in Addiction
January 27, 2020

Military Service and Addiction

Unfortunately, military men and women often experience struggles that most people in the civilian population never have to face. When soldiers return home from a tour of duty in a foreign country, they often come back with more than just a duffel bag on their shoulders…


Ren in Alcohol
August 7, 2019

How Does Alcohol Use Affect People Who Don’t Drink?

A common line you hear when trying to recruit someone to help you address any one of the many societal problems that face our nation is this classic phrase: “That problem doesn’t affect me directly; why should I be concerned about it?”


Ren in Alcohol
January 6, 2019

Are There Different Levels of Alcohol Addiction?

One concept that gets tossed around is this idea of there being different “levels” of drinking. This could lead to the conclusion that some types of drinking are “okay,” and others are not. You see this show up in common phrases such as “problem drinking,” “drinking to get drunk,” “trouble drinking,” “daily drinking,” “at-risk drinking,” “binge drinking,” “excessive drinking,” etc.


Joanne in Alcohol
May 10, 2018

DJ Avicii Died from Addiction

DJ Avicii died on April 20, 2018, at the age of 28. Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii, was a Swedish musician, DJ, and record producer. Avicii started his career at sixteen, posting his remixes in online forums. This led him to sign his first record label deal.


Magan Kilgore in Alcohol
September 3, 2017

Is a Drink of Alcohol Really Worth It?

Abusing alcohol causes not only physical problems but can also cause mental, emotional and social problems which often lead to the destruction of relationships, friendships and marriages.


Erica in Drugs
June 21, 2017

How Summer Heat Increases the Dangers of Club Drugs

Club drugs are dangerous year-round, but the increase in the temperature during the summer plays a critical role in their effects on the body.