Alcohol Use Disorder: When Is Drinking a Problem?

Alcohol Use Disorder: When Is Drinking a Problem?

Conversations about alcohol use have been center stage in the national news. Stories about underage drinking, blacking out and harmful…

The Science of Addiction

The Science of Addiction

Drugs, the brain and how to fix the cycle of substance abuse Taylor was a 14-year-old high school freshman when…

When Gambling Might be a Problem

When Gambling Might be a Problem

For most gamblers, betting on the outcome of a sporting event, lottery drawing, casino table game, or any event with…

How to Welcome Back a Colleague in Recovery

How to Welcome Back a Colleague in Recovery

It can be awkward or difficult to welcome back a colleague who has been absent for reasons related to mental…

Be the Death of Me

Be the Death of Me

Heroin deaths are rising as state-funded treatment falls in Illinois By Kate Silver August 29, 2015 Nick Gore is sick.…

Needles in the Cornfields

Needles in the Cornfields

Heroin deaths are rising as state-funded treatment falls in Illinois By Kate Silver Nick Gore is sick. It’s like the…

Heroin Statistics

Statistics proving heroin deaths are on the rise

How Baby Boomers Are Killing the Pain—and More

How Baby Boomers Are Killing the Pain—and More

Pictured above: Daniel H. Angres, MD. Photo by James Foster By Kate Silver When Daniel H. Angres, 66, reads the headlines…

Caught In The Web

Video game and Internet addictions can damage lives By Eve Becker It’s a sign of our wired times; it seems…

Warning signs  of video game/Internet  addiction

Warning signs of video game/Internet addiction

1. Preoccupation with video games/Internet 2. Use of video games/Internet in increasing amounts of time in order to achieve satisfaction…