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Happy (Sober) St. Patrick’s Day

  March 17, 2016   No comments

St. Patrick’s Day began as a religious holiday celebrating the patron saint of Ireland who died in 460 A.D. Over the years, this holiday has turned into a celebration focused

New Technique Created to Test Edible Marijuana Products

  March 16, 2016   No comments

Edible marijuana products are readily available in over 30 of the United States due to legalized medical and recreational marijuana laws. Popular edibles include cookies, cupcakes and gummy bears. Even

“I’m Sorry!”

  March 15, 2016   No comments

Blog post by: Alumni Relations Specialist When I first got clean, there was this “old timer” I learned from in the rooms that had been around for over a decade.

Increasing Overdose Rates in PA

  March 14, 2016   No comments

A study published in PLOS ONE finds that drug overdoses in Pennsylvania have increased drastically over the last 40 years. The study, which was led by the University Of Pittsburgh

Family Drinking Habits Influence Children

  March 11, 2016   No comments

According to a study published in the journal BMC Public Health, early drinking habits can be formed due to influence from family and friends. Researchers on the study from the

More Chuck E. Cheese Locations to Serve Alcohol.

  March 10, 2016   No comments

The children’s food chain Chuck E. Cheese is planning to extend their alcohol menus to all locations. Currently about 75 percent of their restaurants have alcohol menus already. The chain

Rest in Paradise

  March 9, 2016   1 Comment

Blog post by: Alumni Relations Specialist When we step into the realms of living sober there are many situations we must learn to go through. If you are anything like

Video Games and Substance Use in Teens

  March 4, 2016   No comments

According to the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB), the average gamer plays about eight hours of video games per week. In these video games, there are often images of substances

Alcoholic Soda Trend

  March 3, 2016   No comments

Sales of alcoholic sodas totaled $116 million in 2015, making it one of the top alcoholic trends of the year. Beginning with alcoholic root beer, this trend snow balled into

Emotions Affected by Marijuana Use

  March 2, 2016   No comments

A study conducted by Colorado State University looks at how marijuana use affects emotions, specifically the ability to process and empathize with other humans. The study is published in the