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What is “Sober Curious?”

There’s a growing trend toward sobriety in our country, according to an article on CNN.com. Millennials are drinking less, wellness has become part of everyday conversations, and sobriety is being recognized in greater numbers. So what does it mean to be “sober...

Binge Drinking & Spring Break

For many, there is a close relationship between spring break and binge drinking. Not only are there immediate risks inherent in binge-level alcohol consumption (not to mention any alcohol consumption for minors), but there are associated risks such as assault and...

Alcoholism & Anthony Bourdain

The sad news about Anthony Bourdain’s suicide spread fast through the media. What many not be talked about as broadly are the possible connections between alcoholism, depression, and suicide. A recent article in the Miami Herald tackles this topic. For those in the...

Substance Abuse: How Much Do Kids Know?

How much do kids know about substance abuse? Ask them. Or better yet, ask them to create five-minute movies on the topic! In Epping, New Hampshire, a group of student filmmakers received the opportunity to show their short films at a youth film festival, all with eye...