New Limits for Blood Alcohol Content?

he National Transportation Safety Board is suggesting a lowered limit for blood alcohol content (BAC) to determine impairment to operate a motor vehicle.


Why Do Celebrities Overdose?

Drug statistics show that the majority of addicts were first introduced to substances by a friend or family. In Hollywood, it's all too easy to score.


Book Highlight: A New Pair of Glasses

A New Pair of Glasses is a popular book in 12-step communities written from a transcribed series of talks by a much respected member of AA.


Addictive Properties of Drugs, Part 2

We look at the online book called "Drug War Facts," which indicate a different type of rating system for several drugs of common use or abuse.


Addictive Properties of Drugs

If you're wanting to understand the dangers of dependence with specific drugs, the following chart can be highly informative.


Mary Jane Today

While THC levels in typical marijuana have gone from 4% in the mid-70s to over 9% today, there was already a supply of high potency marijuana in the 70s.


Homelessness and Drug Addiction

Some instances of homelessness are eased by substance abuse, not caused. Thus, citing homelessness as a product of drug addiction is too simple an explanation.


Struggling with Crystal Meth

The spotlight on crystal meth continues to shine, as the volatile substance continues to negatively effect the lives of many, including celebrities.


12-Step Sponsorship and Treatment Options

Sponsorship in a 12-step program will certainly increase the likelihood that those who are newly recovering will continue to develop a support group.


Binge Drinking, Part 2

Negative health affects resulting from binge drinking include diminished brain function and links to obesity, stroke, coronary artery disease and diabetes.



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