How Alcohol Use Affects Mental Health

Alcohol is one of the most commonly misused substances and high rates of people with alcohol use disorders occur in people with diagnosed mental illnesses.


How TV Alcohol Ads Impact Teen Drinking

In this media driven world, advertising is everywhere we look, every minute of every day. Alcoholic products are no exception.


Long-Term Effects of Anti-Depressants on Addicts

Since the 1980s, diagnosing and treatment for depression has come to be a big part of recovery for millions of addicts. The controversy surrounding medication for depression and when and how it is determined necessary has created an ongoing conversation that can, from time to time, be addressed with


Drug Tourism Destinations to Avoid If You're Clean and Sober

You can avoid some of the biggest current drug tourism destinations by familiarizing yourself with the tips on this list.


Substance Abuse and Mental Illness

There are many reasons why people with mental illness should not self medicate with alcohol.


A Closer Look at Welfare and Substance Abuse

The stereotypical notion that drug and alcohol abusers make up the most poverty-stricken demographics of the American population.


Kombucha: An Alcoholic Beverage

Whole Foods pulled kombucha out of store shelves in 2010 due to the drink continuing to ferment in-store, with some reaching up to 3 percent alcohol content.


TV Alcohol Ads and Its Impact on Teen Drinking

In this media driven world, advertising is everywhere we look, every minute of every day. Alcoholic products are no exception.


What is Mojo? The Growing Popularity Behind This Synthetic Drug

The scariest part of the epidemic however, is the blind eye adolescents seem to be turning to the reality of its danger.


The Connection Between Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse

Understanding how both disorders can help sufferers address the issues simultaneously and finally receive the kind of help needed for a full recovery.



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