What is Dry January?

What is Dry January?

The holiday season is a time of year when many people find themselves overindulging. They eat too much food, spend too much money, buy too many gifts, stay up too late, and drink too much alcohol. In response to this, a trend called “Dry January” has...
Blackouts are a Red Flag

Blackouts are a Red Flag

Pop culture is full of examples of characters waking up after a wild night of partying and having to call a friend to find out what happened the evening before. The person on the other end of the line fills in hilarious shenanigans that occurred, while the person who...
Increase Your Alcohol Awareness in April

Increase Your Alcohol Awareness in April

Alcohol is a legal and commonly used drug, the dangers of which are frequently underestimated and the pleasures of which are often touted in high-dollar advertising campaigns. To increase awareness around the realities of alcohol abuse, each April since 1987 has been...
Understanding the Dangers of Alcohol

Understanding the Dangers of Alcohol

Often, when people talk about the dangers that can arise from substance abuse, the focus is on illegal substances. Alcohol is given less attention, and this may give people a false sense of safety when indulging. It is important to understand how alcohol use and abuse...
What is a “Dry Drunk”?

What is a “Dry Drunk”?

If you’ve known someone in recovery or heard people talk about recovery, you may have heard the phrase “dry drunk.” It refers to someone who continues to behave aggressively, recklessly, or irresponsibly even though they have stopped drinking. While the concept of...
The Impact of Alcohol on Your Eyes

The Impact of Alcohol on Your Eyes

They say that the eyes are the windows to the soul. In the case of prolonged excessive drinking, changes to the eyes can be one of the ways that damage to the body becomes apparent. While some of the effects may be reversible, others can become permanent if a person...