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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...

When to Talk Substance Abuse with Kids

Substance abuse affects people of all ages in our culture today, including children. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, by the time a child reaches the age of 15, there is a one-in-three chance they have had an alcoholic drink. This...

What You Need to Know About Opioids

According to a recent article we came across, the leading cause of death for Americans under 55 is a drug overdose. If you’re one of many who pays close attention to the news, it will not surprise you to hear the opioid crisis plays a significant role in our...