alcohol abuse

June 8, 2017

Teen Marijuana Use Linked to Other Illegal Drug Abuse

There has been much debate in recent years as to whether or not marijuana is a “gateway” drug – a drug that paves the way to […]
December 2, 2016

The ‘Hidden Costs’ of Heavy Drinking: Problem Youth Drinking Can Leave Lasting Scars

The Cost of Heavy Drinking With the heightened level of attention being paid to rising addiction rates and overdoses in the last year or so, most […]
November 18, 2016

Surgeon General’s Report on Addiction: A Call to Action for the Challenge of Our Time

Calling to Action The sense that substance abuse and addiction issues have reached a bell weather moment in our culture is neither new, nor imagined. For […]
November 13, 2016

A “High” Correlation: Alcohol and Marijuana Use Linked to Increased Risks for Schizophrenia

Drug use and Schizophrenia Individuals who drink excessively or abuse marijuana and other substances may be “messing with their heads” in ways they don’t at all […]
September 10, 2016

The Notion of a ‘Safe’ Drug up in Smoke? Marijuana Smokers 5 Times More Likely to Abuse Alcohol

The Marijuana Debate One of the key arguments forwarded by proponents of marijuana (and, particularly, its legalization) has been the claim that pot is, on the […]