May 29, 2017

More Baby Boomers are Boozing, Especially Women

Whether it’s another couple glasses of wine with dinner, a few more cocktails at social functions or get-togethers, or another nip or two to go to […]
April 14, 2017

Family Support and Balance in Recovery: Tips from Dr. Steve Sutton

By Becca Wetzel In the final installment in our interview series with Dr. Steve Sutton, we examine the role of the family in sobriety, and how […]
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 […]
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 […]
July 1, 2016

Boozing and Brain Function: New Concerns about Alcohol Related Brain Damage

While full-blown “wet brain” – the rather crude layman’s term once commonly used to describe significant cognitive impairment associated with chronic alcohol abuse – is now […]
April 25, 2016

Alcohol and Energy Drinks: Revisiting a Dangerous Combination

While premixed Caffeinated Alcoholic Beverages (CABs) like Torque, Four Loko, Joose, and Sparks have either been removed from shelves in the U.S. or have changed their formulas […]
March 4, 2016

Underage and Binge Drinking Continues to Decline

Alcohol consumption and binge drinking among teens have continued to decrease in recent years and are at their lowest levels since data started to be collected […]