Update: the content in this blog has been modified as of January 2018 to reflect the most recent national survey.* Although it is impossible to measure the extent of drug use, drug use is everywhere. From bathrooms and refrigerators to cars and street corners, alcohol and drug use touch every part of our culture. Recent national data from the Substance … Read More
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Have you ever chased something—a person, a job, or an idea—only to discover that that wasn’t really what you wanted or thought it would be? Sometimes we all chase being “clean” and “dry” in the same way. We say, “If I could just get dry” or “If I could just stay clean.” But then we … Read More
Innovative psychiatry studies performed between 1966 and 1970 suggested careful LSD use could be a unique way to help alcoholics sober up. According to the findings, one dose of the powerful drug could help alcoholics give up their drinking obsession for as long as six months. The counter-intuitive method recommended 40 years ago by Krebs … Read More
We’re still waiting on the toxicology tests for the cause of Whitney Houston’s death. Many speculate that the cause will be a combination of prescription drugs and alcohol. Frank Bruni, in his February op-ed piece on Whitney, brought up an interesting point about the lack of emphasis on alcohol in Houston’s death. He points out that … Read More
I just watched the movie My Name is Bill W, and I was really impacted by this brief representation of Bill W’s life. It was so hard to watch him get drunk over and over again and to apologize over and over again. One of the best scenes is when Bill W explains his thoughts to his wife, … Read More
Remember the first time you walked in and heard your oldest child explaining something to her younger sibling—maybe like where Santa Claus really comes from? Did you get a twinge of pain when you realized your child was no longer running to you with her questions? But I’m guessing that pain didn’t last too long. … Read More