If you or a loved one are struggling to manage your mental health, there are many resources available to get you feeling better. Depending on the diagnosis, you and your care team might consider lifestyle changes, therapy, and/or medication. However, medication for your mental illness can … [Read more...] about Do Mental Illnesses Need To Be Medicated?
Notorious for Binge Drinking For many of us, holidays are a time for socializing and celebrating. These times of getting together often come with large amounts of drinking. With thousands of house parties, college parties, bar festivities and public events, the rate of binge drinking is so large … [Read more...] about Celebrate This Year’s Halloween Alcohol Free
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