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Removing Rock Bottom with Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT)

Last Updated on October 9, 2017 by Perhaps one of the most difficult aspects of addiction is being a witness to a family member or friend’s painful struggle with drug and alcohol dependency. Very often the shame and guilt that those trapped in a cycle of addiction feel about letting down their loved ones fuels […]


A View Through the Cigarette Smoke: Americans and Tobacco Use

Last Updated on November 13, 2018 by There’s no arguing that the cigarette smoking culture in the United States has shifted in recent years. Cigarettes are rarely popularized in films and on television as in the past. A vast majority of states have passed laws banning smoking in the workplace, as well as in communal […]


National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW)

Last Updated on February 5, 2021 by Monday, March 22 to Sunday, March 28, 2021 Among teenagers in the United States, the use of alcohol, prescription painkillers and cigarettes actually declined in 2014. This, however, is no time to get lazy as research suggests there’s a lack of perceived harm from youth where drugs like […]


Avoid a DUI During National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

Last Updated on February 23, 2019 by Tis the season for festive parties with coworkers and friends, as well as family get-togethers, to celebrate the holidays. A vast majority of these events will have alcohol on hand, which is why there are more DUI arrests between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day than any other time […]


Emotional Accessories? Mood Altering Wearable Technologies

Last Updated on February 5, 2021 by Mood affects just about every aspect of our daily lives. An individual’s mental outlook plays a role in how they deal with family, friends and work. Studies have also proven that positive emotions boost the immune system while negative ones suppress it. It should then come as no […]


The High Stakes of Athletes and Alcoholism

Last Updated on August 30, 2018 by Famous athletes who battled with alcoholism isn’t a new story. It’s widely known that Babe Ruth had a huge appetite for many things, including home runs and booze, but it didn’t seem to affect his home run count. Ironically, much of it came during prohibition, which might account […]