Man thinks about the importance of national impaired driving prevention month

Importance Of National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

December is a holiday season where many Americans celebrate by going out for fun, hosting parties, and joining friends and family to drink. Also, it is a time where the number of individuals getting behind the wheel impaired by alcohol and drugs is significantly high. That’s why since 1981, every president of the U.S. has…

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Woman struggles with three affects of heroin abuse

3 Effects of Heroin Abuse

Heroin is among the most addictive drugs available. Most people abuse heroin for the euphoric effects it produces once it reaches the brain. Heroin abusers either smoke, snort, or inject the substance into their blood veins. Heroin abuse alters your brain’s chemistry, causing psychological dependence, health problems, relationship problems, and even suicidal thoughts. If you…

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Tropicana Campaign Promotes Drinking to Cope With Parenting Stress

Tropicana, the brand most known for its orange juice, recently apologized for a campaign that suggested parents drink to cope with pandemic stress. The campaign encouraged parents to have a “mimoment”—time to themselves where they drink a mimosa—by stashing a mini-fridge of Tropicana and champagne somewhere private. (How is popping open a bottle of champagne…

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You Can Stay Sober, Even During the Winter 2020 Holidays

Everyone celebrates different winter holidays, but during COVID-19 most people face similar questions about how to do so safely. This brings added stress to a time that many already find challenging. In a survey of over 1,000 people’s holiday drinking habits, the second-highest alcohol consumption occurred on New Year’s Eve. The December winter holidays were…

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Woman experiences her holiday triggers

3 Common Holiday Addiction Triggers

Holidays should be happy occasions that provide an opportunity for friends and family to get together and enjoy the season. However, these gatherings can pose a risk of relapse due to addiction triggers such as stress and increased access to drugs and alcohol. If you are recovering from addiction, you surely know that treatment does…

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