February 25, 2019

Is Addiction a Disease or a Failure?

Disease vs Choice When someone is suffering from addiction, it can be very easy for those around them to wonder how it happened. How could this person choose to drink so much, despite the consequences? How can he/she possibly choose to pick up heroin for the first time? Why do they act the way that […]

Addiction, Addiction Recovery, Alcohol, Anxiety, Depression, Drug Treatment, Mental Health, Substance Abuse
May 9, 2013

Drinking Alcohol Tied to Unhealthy Food Choices

In a joint study between the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA), the results concluded that people overall eat more unhealthy foods on the days that they drink alcohol. Food choices changed on the days that people drank… and changed […]

Addiction Recovery, Alcoholism, Drug Treatment, Healthy Eating and Recovery
April 17, 2013

Alcohol Is World’s Third Leading Cause of Death

Last week, The Examiner reported on the results of a large global study by Canada’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health on heavy alcohol intake and alcoholism. The findings were disconcerting, to say the least. The study’s findings, which will be published in the journal Addiction, show that “…alcohol is now the third out of 67 […]

Addiction Recovery, Alcoholism, Current Events, Drug Treatment