What is a Party Bus? At its core, a party bus is simply a vehicle intended for a large group of people (usually 10+) to have a great time while traveling somewhere. While party busses are not used exclusively for drinking, many advertise inclusion of a minibar. Some party busses are also used for … [Read more...] about Are Party Busses Safe?
What is a trigger for heroin use disorder? Like the trigger of a gun, a trigger for an addict is the event or emotion that drives you toward your addiction--like cause and effect. The trigger or cause creates a craving in the addict, prompting the effect of using their substance. One of the … [Read more...] about 10 Common and Uncommon Triggers For Former Heroin Users To Avoid
What is a trigger for alcohol use disorder (AUD)? Think of a trigger in terms of cause and effect. When operating a gun, pulling the trigger is the cause, and the gun firing is the effect. Alcohol use disorder (AUD), colloquially known as alcoholism, can operate by the same rules. There is … [Read more...] about 10 Common and Uncommon Triggers for Former Alcoholics To Avoid
An AUD, or alcohol use disorder, is a term defined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) to describe a person struggling with alcohol addiction. Aside from AUD, you may have heard many terms to describe an unhealthy relationship with alcohol: alcoholism, alcohol abuse, … [Read more...] about Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) vs. Alcoholism
Alcohol has become a normal part of society in the United States, but things aren’t always as they seem. While having a glass of wine (or two...or three) on a night out might sound like a normal part of socializing, this can have harmful effects we’re not talking about. A reported 86% of people over … [Read more...] about 3 Ways Your Appearance Changes When You Quit Drinking
Cocaine, heroin, and crystal meth are substances that wreak havoc not only on the bodies of those who abuse these drugs but also on the lives of their loved ones. They are rightly listed as Schedule I drugs, which, in the United States, means they are illegal because of their high potential for … [Read more...] about Some Facts About Drunk Driving That Will Change Your Life
As far as the law is concerned, teenagers aren’t supposed to drink, but many of them drink anyway, thanks to fake IDs as well as adults who enable this behavior by buying alcohol for them. Underage drinking is bad enough, but many teenagers make things worse by getting behind the wheel … [Read more...] about How Parents Can Stop Their Teen From Drinking and Driving