Struggling with Substance Abuse or Addiction during Pregnancy

Struggling with Substance Abuse or Addiction during Pregnancy Friends of mine who are mothers and addicts in recovery say that one of the most horrifying experiences of their lives was using during pregnancy. They knew what they were doing might hurt their unborn children, but they could not stop. Addicts are who and what they […]

Abuse, Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Addiction to Pharmaceuticals, Alcohol, Alcoholism, Behavioral Addictions, Children, Cocaine, Drinking, Drug Treatment, Heroin, Marijuana, Medical, Painkiller, Parenting, Smoking, Weed, Women

College Binge Drinking for Social Satisfaction

College Binge Drinking for Social Satisfaction Binge drinking is defined as consuming at least four drinks for women and five drinks for men in a single drinking session, at least once every 14 days on average. New research suggests that binge drinking at college is associated with high status and these drinkers are happier with […]

Abuse, Alcoholism, LGBT, LGBTQ, Women

Alcohol Use in Women Is Increasing

Alcohol Use in Women Is Increasing Our culture shows its acceptance of alcohol use by its positive and widespread depiction in movies and advertising, which more often than not show young, happy people at celebrations, sporting events, or popular outdoor activities drinking some form of alcohol. More often than not, risky behavior is treated lightly […]

Addiction Recovery, Alcoholism, Current Events, Substance Abuse, Women