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3 Ways Ridesharing Services Have Changed the Drinking-and-Driving Landscape

Uber and Lyft offer motorists a safe, convenient alternative to getting behind the wheel while intoxicated. In recent years, these ridesharing companies have transformed the impaired-driving landscape in the United States. Before the advent of Lyft and Uber, the public did not condone drinking and driving. However, there was no simple alternative to calling a […]

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The Opioid Epidemic from Its Epicenter

Known as the overdose capital of America the county sees more drug deaths than any other county in the country. The opioid epidemic in America has taken hold and is not on its way out anytime soon. Perhaps the hardest hit is Montgomery County, Ohio where law enforcement and local government are doing their best […]

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20 Celebrities Who Gave Up Alcohol for Sobriety

Sometimes, it helps to have a role model to look up to When you’re struggling with a Drug & alcohol addiction, it can help to know you’re not alone. Alcoholism affects 13.8 million Americans, but stats like this can feel like just another number when you’re in the grips of a serious dependency on alcohol. […]

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Marijuana Use Increases the Risk of Fatal Car Accidents

Even short-term marijuana use can be deadly on the road Everyone knows — or should know — that getting behind the wheel after consuming alcohol is dangerous. Now, a new study shows that smoking marijuana before you drive increases your risk of being involved in a fatal car accident. The study also reveals that even […]

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Pennsylvania’s Heroin Epidemic Hits Its Most Vulnerable -Newborns

Babies whose mothers abused heroin during pregnancy are subject to some serious medical conditions It’s not news that Pennsylvania is in the throes of an opioid epidemic that is claiming thousands of lives each year and ever-increasing as time passes. It is known as one of the hotbeds of the epidemic and is deemed by […]

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Carrie Fisher Toxicology Report Reveals Drug Use

Fisher was open about her mental health issues and co-occurring disorders Although Carrie Fisher was most commonly recognized for her iconic role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars movie franchise, fans also knew her as an honest and open advocate for mental health and drug addiction treatment and recovery. Fisher struggled her entire life […]

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4 Ways Alcohol Harms Your Body

Long-term alcohol abuse can lead to an array of serious health problems Most people are well aware of the short-term effects of alcohol. It can make you disoriented, slower to react, and dehydrated. But alcohol harms your body in other ways that you may not necessarily notice right away. Long-term alcohol abuse can lead to […]

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The Risk of Addiction for College Students

It probably comes as no surprise that college students are one of the highest ranking demographic groups for alcohol abuse. College students and alcohol have been closely associated forever. In fact, as many as 60% of college students report drinking alcohol, and nearly 70% report they have had a drinking binge within the last 30 […]

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Mistakes Parents Make When Their Teen is Using Drugs

If you think that your teenager is using drugs, it’s hard to know what to do. It can be absolutely overwhelming and confusing. While you don’t want to overreact, you also know that it isn’t something that you can just ignore. Don’t be afraid to confront your teen about their drug use and seek help […]

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NJ Alcohol Detox Treatment Experts Explain How You Can Tell if Your Teen Drinks

It’s important to be able to recognize the warning signs that your teen is drinking alcohol says Serenity at Summit, a NJ alcohol detox treatment center. Suspecting that your teenager may be drinking alcohol is certain to be disturbing to parents, and rightfully so. Early age alcohol use is dangerous, even deadly in some cases, […]

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