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Maryland Alcohol Sales Tax Decreases Consumption

  April 14, 2016   No comments

Many states have considered raising taxes on alcohol in hopes of reducing consumption, however few have done so. In July 2011, Maryland raised its alcohol sales taxes from 6 percent

Substance Misuse Linked to Suicidal Behaviors

  April 13, 2016   No comments

A study led by the University of Massachusetts Medical School finds that suicidal behaviors are linked to substance misuse. The study analyzed data from 874 emergency department patients from 8

College Students Drinking Habits Change Throughout the Year

  April 12, 2016   No comments

A study published in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research finds college students’ drinking habits fluctuate throughout the year. Researchers on the study kept track of college student’ alcohol consumption amounts

Alcohol Awareness 2016: Experience is The Key!

  April 11, 2016   No comments

Blog post by: Alumni Relations Specialist April is alcohol awareness month and can send a powerful message. This was started in 1987 and designed to educate the community about alcohol

Canadian Doctors Dangerously Prescribing Fentanyl

  April 8, 2016   No comments

According to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Manitoba and published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, half of physicians do not follow safety guidelines when prescribing

National Alcohol Screening Day

  April 7, 2016   No comments

In hopes of detecting signs and symptoms of substance use disorders such as alcoholism, April 7th has been named National Alcohol Screening Day. Detecting substance use disorders early can help

Synthetic Drugs Causing Overdoses in California

  April 6, 2016   No comments

A fatal batch of fentanyl-laced pills are circulating around California, specifically in the Sacramento County area. As of last week, there have been over 35 overdoses related to these dangerous

Drama Therapy in Addiction Recovery

  April 5, 2016   No comments

For some in addiction recovery, their go-to therapy is journaling. For others, it is art or music. But now, a not so new therapy is catching people’s attention for its

We Made a Promise

  April 4, 2016   No comments

Blog post by: Alumni Relations Specialist Sobriety is not just about not drinking or doing drugs anymore. We know this, because when we simply put it down, life doesn’t change.

Alcohol Awareness Month 2016

  April 1, 2016   No comments

Today, April 1st, marks the start of Alcohol Awareness Month 2016. Since 1987, this public awareness month is sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD). The