What happens after a DUI?

In the Aftermath: 5 Reasons You Should Go to Rehab After a DUI

Driving under the influence is a big problem in the United States. The U.S. NHTSA’s National Centers for Statistics and Analysis found that 29 people in the country die each day in an accident involving an alcohol-impaired driver. That equates to one person dying every 50 minutes. Alcohol-related crashes are also expensive, costing some $44 billion annually, according… Read More

How Alcohol affects alcohol lifespan and aging

Time Flies: Alcohol, Lifespan and Aging

Alcohol is a chemical that can change the physical makeup of the body. People often say that alcohol makes your body older. How can drinking a few glasses of alcohol a week prematurely age you? It may be a bit more complex than you realize. And, while you may believe that alcohol is safe to… Read More

A Guide to Drug and Alcohol Interactions - Opiates, Amphetamines, and Benzos

A Brief Guide to Drug & Alcohol Interactions

Often when we talk about abusing drugs, we discuss the drug itself: the effects of taking it, the potential for addiction, and the physical danger that comes about over a long period of abuse, whether addiction sets in or not. We talk less often about mixing drugs with other addictive substances. Sure, there are popular… Read More

College students - Alcoholism

Understanding Alcoholism in College Students

House parties, tailgates, and bars: three of the main hangout spots of all college students. They’re filled with a bunch of people and a lot of fun being had. There’s one more thing they’re filled with though, and that is alcohol. Alcohol, even before they turn the legal age of use, is easily accessible to… Read More

What are some of the most common medical complications of addiction?

The Most Common Medical Complications Alongside Addiction

Addiction is a chronic disease affecting your psychological and physical self. An alcohol, heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine or prescription pill addiction detrimentally impacts all physiological systems and may even exact permanent damage to your health. Specifically, certain brain areas and neurotransmitters responsible for supporting hormone release, memory, motivation, executive thinking and impulse control are severely incapacitated… Read More