Is Drinking Ruining your Holiday?
As the holidays near and family traditions take over, many will take part in regular drinking sessions with one another and at holiday parties. While this is acceptable and ok for many, for some, holiday drinking leads to DUI, serious relationship problems and a world of hurt. Alcohol consumption may be socially acceptable this time […]
Signs that Your Loved One Needs Help
When you’re close to someone who has a drinking problem it can be difficult to see the need for help. Denial and blurred vision of reality can make the ability to recognize the need for treatment a difficult process. While it may be easy to believe that someone needs help if he or she is […]
Why Some Teens are More prone to Binge Drinking
Recent research suggests that some teens may be more prone to binge drinking than others—but why? What is it that makes some teens more susceptible to binge drinking than others and what can parents do to prevent it? Understanding that alcohol initiates that activation of the dopamine system in the brain which is responsible for […]