mixing drugs and alcohol
January 22, 2021

The Hidden Dangers of Mixing Drugs and Alcohol

Mixing Drugs and Alcohol: An Unsafe Decision Having just one drink while taking drugs of any kind, including prescription medications, can have a significant impact on your health. Some mixtures of drugs and alcohol can even have lethal consequences. It is critical to be aware of the hidden dangers of...

December 9, 2020

Alcohol Use Disorder Affects the Brain

Alcohol is a caustic substance that can wreak havoc on the mind and body. Beer, spirits, and wine are the most commonly used and abused addictive substances. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated 95,000 people die from alcohol-related causes annually. The mind-altering substance is the third...

October 21, 2020

Fewer Young Adults Abuse Alcohol

Alcohol and marijuana are mind-altering substances that can significantly impact the course of one's life. Both are legal for adults to use, but they are not without their risks. Moreover, those who begin using at a young age are apt to experience a myriad of consequences.  Disordered drinking is one...

April 24, 2020

Coping with Stress in Recovery

The global pandemic has proved to bring billions together in a common cause to eradicate COVID-19. However, it has also led to an exponential rise in calls to mental health crisis hotlines, and alcohol sales are through the roof. Members of the recovery community are cut off from the...

April 17, 2020

Alcohol Relapse Increases Risk of Contracting Coronavirus

Billions of people fear contracting the coronavirus known as COVID-19, and for rational reasons. Millions of people in addiction recovery have the same concern, but they are also worried about the strength of their program. Such individuals lack the resources they could always rely on and are forced to...

February 27, 2020

Older Adults Battling Addiction: Treatment and Recovery

Last week, we covered the topic of young people in the grips of addiction and the options available for those who desire recovery. We shared the benefits of seeking age-specific addiction treatment services as well.This week we’d like to share the fact that many older adults, retirees, or those...

December 19, 2019

Global Disease Burden of Alcohol

With all the discussion in the news about illicit drug use, it can be easy to gloss over the dangers of legal, mind-altering substances. Alcohol, for instance, is embedded into not only the fabric of American culture but much of the western world. Experts estimate that drinking is responsible...

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