How to Help an Alcoholic

When someone you know and care about struggles with alcoholism, you struggle too. You may feel helpless or unsure of what to do, but as one of your loved one’s closest advocates and confidants, you have the power to truly make a difference. With the right information and support, you can help someone with substance […]

Alternative Spring Break Options That Help You Stay Sober

By Taylor Davis Spring break is normally the time of year when college students let loose, trading midterms and research papers for parties on the beach. While this week offers a reprieve from stress and studying, it also typically involves excessive drinking. According to a study conducted by the American College of Health, the average […]

What to Do When a Friend’s Drinking Becomes a Problem

Your friend Penny likes to relax with a glass of wine after a long day at work. Lately she’s increased that to two glasses, and sometimes she polishes off a bottle throughout the evening. On Friday and Saturday nights, she goes out with friends, then takes Sunday to “sleep it off.” The entire department jokes […]