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Alcohol Abuse in College

  December 15, 2014   No comments

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, four out of five college students drink alcohol. Half of these students that drink also binge drink, which is defined

Addicted to Cough Syrup

  December 12, 2014   No comments

Cough Syrup is a staple in anyone’s medicine cabinet. It is the go to over-the-counter medicine for a stubborn cold or cough. It is also very easy to obtain because

A Cup of Tea

  December 11, 2014   No comments

Blog post by: Alumni Relations Specialist. “Have a cup of tea” was my sponsor’s reply when I complained about the stress in my life. Really?  I was looking for a

Do IV ‘Cures’ For Hangovers Enable Alcoholism?

  December 10, 2014   No comments

A new trend in curing a bad hangover is on the market. It is called “hydration therapy,” and it involves getting an IV of saline fluids injected directly in your

National Impaired Driving Prevention Month: December 2014

  December 9, 2014   No comments

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. Impaired driving is a serious problem in the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 30 perfect of drivers

Explaining Recovery to Children

  December 8, 2014   No comments

Children have a way of sensing when something is not right. They feed off of emotions of others, especially their parents. Some parents feel it is best if they hide

Simple Program for Complicated People  

  December 5, 2014   No comments

By: Alumni Relations Specialist   It’s been said that “smart addicts are the hardest ones to get clean”. The reason why it’s so difficult for “smart” addicts to grasp this

Why is Everyone Hanging Out With Molly?

  December 4, 2014   No comments

You may have overheard your friends talking frequently about taking along Molly to social outings. They take her to a party, a club, or a concert because they think she

How Drugs & Alcohol Affects Your Looks

  December 3, 2014   2 Comments

Most people believe drugs and alcohol only affect the inside of the body. Although these substances do greatly affect internal organs, they affect the outside of the body as well.

Addicts ‘Drug Shopping’ At Open Houses

  December 2, 2014   No comments

As stated in a previous blog, many drug users begin experimenting with drugs through the ones they find in their family medicine cabinets. The drugs are at their fingertips and