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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

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

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

Spring Break and Binge Drinking

  March 29, 2016   No comments

For college students, spring break is an entire week of worry-free partying. Many students use this week to take a vacation with friends. Popular destinations for these vacations include Mexico,

New York State to Move to Electronic Prescriptions

  March 24, 2016   No comments

Beginning next week, New York physicians will have to say goodbye to their prescription pads and hello to electronic prescriptions. This new law follows the 2012 law I-Stop, which was

Scent of Alcohol Can Change Behaviors

  March 22, 2016   No comments

The smell of alcohol can cause people to lose their self-control and change their behaviors, according to a new study conducted by researchers from Edge Hill University in the United

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