When recovering from a substance use disorder, there are triggers hiding behind every corner--scents, sounds, locations, people, holidays, and perhaps even your own cell phone. Research about whether social media or the Internet are a type of behavioral addiction provides mixed results. Social … [Read more...] about Can Social Media Harm an Addict’s Recovery Process?
Did you know that 9 in 10 European adolescents started drinking before the age of 15? Children start drinking earlier than you might think. It’s important to note that there are no exceptions to North Carolina’s underage drinking policy; that is, it’s not even OK for you to give your kids a sip of … [Read more...] about Empowering Girls: What Your Daughter Needs To Know About Alcohol
How early is too early to start talking to your children about substance use and abuse? It’s probably earlier than you think; a research review from the journal Alcohol and Alcoholism found that 9 in 10 European adolescents had their first drink before the age of 15. Many parents seem to think it’s … [Read more...] about Empowering Boys: What Your Son Needs To Know About Alcohol
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?