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Celebrating Sobriety Anniversaries

  February 29, 2016   No comments

Blog post by: Alumni Relations Specialist Just for today, 30 days, 60 days, 90 days, 3 months, 6 months, 1 year.  In sobriety we celebrate clean time.  I can remember

Increased Marijuana Related ER Visits in Colorado

  February 26, 2016   No comments

People visiting Colorado are more likely to end up in the emergency room for marijuana use than residents of the state, according to a study published in the New England

Generational Effects of Drinking During Pregnancy

  February 25, 2016   No comments

Drinking during pregnancy can lead to generations of alcoholism, according to a study conducted by Binghamton University. The researchers on the study conducted tests on rats to learn the effects

Can Aerobic Exercise Reduce Liver Inflammation?

  February 24, 2016   No comments

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 8 percent of women and 17 percent of men will become dependent on alcohol in their lifetime. This alcohol dependence

Binge Drinking and High Blood Pressure

  February 23, 2016   No comments

According to a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, young adults who binge drink are more likely to have high blood pressure and other negative health effects than

Researchers Emphasize Dangers of Benzos

  February 22, 2016   No comments

In 2013, benzodiazepine drugs, which are sedatives like Xanax, Valium and Klonopin, accounted for 31 percent of overdose deaths. According to research done by the Albert Einstein College of Medicine,

Hookah Bar Employees Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

  February 19, 2016   No comments

Hookah, a water pipe used to smoke flavored tobacco, is a popular alternative to e-cigarettes and other tobacco products. Smoking hookah is a social event, often done in a group

Adderall Misuse Increasing Among Young Adults

  February 18, 2016   No comments

Although the number of prescriptions written for the stimulant drug Adderall is decreasing, young adults are still misusing the medication. This has led to an increase of emergency room visits

Vaping Searches Trending

  February 17, 2016   No comments

E-cigarette and ‘vaping’ searches are taking over the internet. The number of searches related to tobacco vaping products on engines like Google are increasing every year. In 2014, there were

Children of Alcoholics Awareness Week

  February 16, 2016   No comments

The effects alcohol has on millions of people worldwide are astounding. For some, alcohol hides their fears and worries but tears their relationships apart. For others, it leads to serious