The Dangers of Gray-Area Drinking

You may have seen the recent New York Times article that talks about the concept of gray-area drinking. It reveals how more people today are becoming “sober curious,” meaning they want to stop drinking for an undetermined amount of time. The article highlights mocktails, events in town that are alcohol-free, and aims to place a…

Do Only ‘Bad Kids’ get Addicted to Drugs and Alcohol?

The opioid epidemic which has spread among teens and adolescents has proven one thing to be certain: addiction belongs to nobody. Addiction is a disease which does not discriminate. Race, color, heritage, academic achievements, sports, social standing, socioeconomic bracket, and neighborhood don’t make a difference when it comes to addiction. There are some influencing factors,…