More Than 17 Million Americans Affected By Alcohoilsm
17April

More Than 17 Million Americans Affected By Alcohoilsm

By Jessica Benson

According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependance 17.6 million American adults are being affected by alcohol. 1 of 12 actually have an alcohol-use disorder! The council reported that 7 million children live in a home wher

Preventing Addiction With Insight
16April

Preventing Addiction With Insight

By Jessica Benson

Researchers at the University of Utah College of Social Work testing mindfulness training to disrupt the development of conditioned behaviors. "Imagine having a way to inoculate people against addiction, one of our biggest public health cr

The Myth of Healthy Drinking
04June

The Myth of Healthy Drinking

By Jessica Benson

Another meta-study demolishes decades of wishful thinking. Vox notes that "an impressive new meta-study involving 600,000 participants, published recently in The Lancet, suggests that levels of an alcohol previously thought to be relativ