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Explaining Addiction To My Children

  November 30, 2015   No comments

Blog post by: Alumni Relations Specialist When I got sober, my children ranged in age from seven to 25. My disease affected each one differently and so their understanding was

Sobriety During the Holiday Season

  November 25, 2015   No comments

The holidays are upon us. It is a time to celebrate and give thanks with family and friends. And although these celebrations can be wonderful, sometimes sobriety is tested. There

E-Cigarette Users More Likely to Drink

  November 24, 2015   No comments

A new study published in the journal Addictive Behaviors looks at secondary effects of e-cigarettes and how they can be linked to other health issues, specifically problematic drinking. Because past

No Matter What!

  November 23, 2015   No comments

Blog post by: Alumni Relations Specialist There came a point in my recovery journey when I realized it had been a whole year since I used a substance. I remember

Drugs Easy to Obtain in College

  November 20, 2015   No comments

The 2015 College Prescription Drug Study (CPDS), which was conducted earlier this year by Ohio State’s Center for the Study of Student Life, found that many college students are using

Pediatric Patients Prescribed Too Much Medication

  November 19, 2015   No comments

Pediatric patients may be prescribed more medication than necessary following surgery, according to the American Society of Anesthesiologists. These pills often go unused, and end up in the wrong hands.

Marijuana Use Doubles in Past Decade.

  November 18, 2015   No comments

New information from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism states that marijuana use doubled from 2001 to 2013. This information is published in JAMA Psychiatry. Researchers on the

Keeping it Simple

  November 17, 2015   No comments

Blog post by: Alumni Relations Specialist Keeping it simple. It is easier said than done?  Or is it really that simple and our addict minds like to complicate it? The