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 […]

Why Suicide Awareness Should Always Be in the Spotlight

By Christa Banister Whether someone is a celebrated chef with Michelin star status or the fry cook at McDonald’s, the most talented rock star circling the globe or an aspiring musician with a small YouTube following, a successful fashion designer with a Park Avenue address or a college graduate with a six-digit student loan crammed […]

Can Clonazepam Affect My Memory?

Clonazepam is one of the most highly prescribed drugs in the country. People who have anxiety disorders or bipolar disorder use this medication to manage their mental illness. However, as with any prescription drug, there are side effects associated with clonazepam such as respiratory difficulties, loss of appetite, and insomnia. One of the most concerning […]

Legal Consequences of Drug Abuse

If you use drugs, distribute drugs or associate with others who do these things, you may find yourself facing serious legal trouble. Ending substance use disorder means ending potential consequences like fines, jail time, lost licenses and lost child custody.   Drug Use and Your Criminal Record If you are convicted of a drug-related crime, […]