Aside from the economic advantage provided by keeping liquor, beer, wine and spirits stores open, it is likely a strategic public health practice that has led to this decision.
With every natural disaster or public health emergency, there is a ripple effect. Apart from the threat of COVID-19 itself, a lot of people are unable to work. Many small businesses are struggling.
Hello Amatus Team, We continue to monitor the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus and have been in communication with every facility to ensure that we are prepared to continue providing services to our clients. We will continue to stay in regular contact with each facility and make necessary updates to the COVID-19 Preparedness Plan. Such…
Every 62 minutes someone dies as a direct result of an eating disorder, and that could have easily been me. When I was growing up, I believed being smaller meant being better. There was nobody to tell me that’s wrong.
St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner, and your corner bar will be full. After St. Patrick’s, there’s March Madness and the start of baseball season.
March in general is a heavy drinking month. But you can get through this season sober—and enjoy it.
Music activates the same reward pathways in the brain that get hijacked by drugs and alcohol. These pathways are how we derive pleasure from healthy activities like eating, connecting with others, appreciating art.
Creating boundaries requires knowing what they are, which means being in tune with what you’re feeling. This is difficult to do when you’re not cognizant in general. It is also hard to do when your sense of self is enmeshed with substances.
I was a few months sober when a member of my old social circle died in a vehicle crash; he had been drunk. I could easily think of a dozen people who died in incidents from drugs and alcohol when they were very young.
The unfortunate truth is many experience relapse. Johnny Cash is no different, having entered treatment 3 times. He struggled with addiction until his death from diabetic complications in 2003.