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Alcohol Awareness Month Comes to an End

  April 30, 2015   No comments

As Alcohol Awareness Month 2015 comes to an end, we should not stop trying to raise awareness of alcohol and its effects. Being in the recovery community, we should all

Children Exposed to Secondhand Smoke More Likely to Develop ADHD

  April 29, 2015   No comments

Children exposed to one or more hours of secondhand smoke per day are more likely to develop a mental health disorder, according for a new study published in Tobacco Control.

E-Cigarette Vapor and Stress on Lungs

  April 28, 2015   No comments

According to a new study conducted by the University of Rochester and published in the journal PLOS ONE, e-cigarette emissions are very harmful to lung cells, frequently causing inflammation and

Ten Percent of Teens Have Tried Hashish

  April 27, 2015   No comments

According to a new study, one in ten teenagers report using the drug Hashish. Hashish is a more powerful form of marijuana. It has a much higher content of THC

Smoking Could Lead to Alcohol Dependence

  April 24, 2015   No comments

A study published in the Journal of Neuroscience indicates that smoking leads to alcoholism. This conclusion came from a study done on groups of male rats. Researchers first took the

Honesty: An Essential Element of Sobriety

  April 23, 2015   No comments

Blog post by: Alumni Relations Honesty is first discovered in step one. Before we could admit we were powerless, we had to get honest with ourselves. In steps four and

Stay Away from Non-Alcoholic Beer in Recovery

  April 22, 2015   2 Comments

Newly recovered alcoholics may think it is safe to switch over to non-alcoholic beers as their drink of choice. They still feel comforted by holding a beer in their hands

At Least I Have a Glass!

  April 21, 2015   No comments

Blog post by: Alumni Relations So many people are trying to figure out when they look at their life if “the glass” is half full or half empty. This can

Why 4/20 Shouldn’t Be National Marijuana Day

  April 20, 2015   No comments

April 20th has become known as national marijuana day. Every year on this day, groups get together to smoke marijuana. Many see this as an innocent holiday, comparable to St.

Flakka- The Newest Party Drug

  April 17, 2015   2 Comments

There is a new and dangerous synthetic drug on the market called Flakka. Flakka has been nicknamed the ‘insanity drug’ for its wild effects on users. It is a mix