The Myth of Healthy Drinking
16April

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

Lady Gaga Educates about Substance Use Anxiety and Depression
16April

Lady Gaga Educates about Substance Use Anxiety and...

By Jessica Benson

Lady Gaga is making headlines for the non profit organization she started with her mother seven years ago the Born This Way Foundation. “We were driven by the belief that a kinder, braver world was possible, and we were inspired by

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