A Kid’s Guide to the Effects of Alcohol

You’ve probably heard or seen something about alcohol awareness and the effects it can have on your body. Perhaps you’ve seen adults or kids at school drinking, or have seen people drinking in movies or television shows. So what’s the real truth behind alcohol? Let’s take a look at what

By |2019-02-08T16:47:32+00:00January 16th, 2013|Articles|

Watch Your Speed, Casey Jones!

The Grateful Dead’s song “Casey Jones” tells the story of a railroad engineer who is driving his train too fast, high on cocaine. Our society has produced many songs about the intense euphoria of cocaine but few highlights the negative aspects. Cocaine addiction can lead to many physical complications, including

By |2019-02-18T16:06:47+00:00January 2nd, 2013|Articles|

Marijuana Addiction: Fact or Fiction?

‘Puff, puff, give’ is the mantra of many a pot-smoking circle, but it doesn’t really give you anything except lack of motivation, increased appetite and zap your drive. It’s the great debate: Is marijuana addiction fact or fiction? This debate is ongoing among addiction counselors and potheads, and in drug

By |2019-02-15T16:05:04+00:00December 26th, 2012|Articles|

Drug & Alcohol Abuse Resource Guide

The abuse of drugs and alcohol is a major problem for millions of teenagers, adults, and families. Sadly, many teens begin using drugs or alcohol during adolescence and it can often lead to problems with addiction as an adult. The good news is that there are excellent educational programs, medical

By |2019-02-15T18:52:34+00:00December 21st, 2012|Articles|

Surviving the Holidays

December is for Secret Santas, holiday parties and kissing under the mistletoe. What you may not know is that December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month. This month is dedicated to raising awareness of the consequences of driving under the influence. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety

By |2019-02-08T18:42:50+00:00December 20th, 2012|Alcohol Addiction & Alcoholism|

A Love Affair with Heroin

Can a drug be so powerful that you neglect your relationships, employment, and health to continue using? A love affair with heroin creates a false sense of security while stealing your life. Eventually, the relationship turns into a love/hate one and to stop using you have to enter a heroin

By |2019-02-15T15:05:25+00:00December 18th, 2012|Articles|