WHAT ARE BEER GOGGLES?

WHAT ARE BEER GOGGLES?

Those familiar with the animated television show The Simpsons might recall an episode where Bart finds a pair of goggles with a tag attached, reading “Beer goggles. See the world through the eyes of a drunk.” He slips them on and then glances over at his slightly...
SIBLINGS OF YOUNG ADDICTS

SIBLINGS OF YOUNG ADDICTS

If you have a teenager with a substance abuse problem, there are no end of things you’re probably worrying about. How to get them help, if they’ll be able to overcome it, what if they overdose, how is this going to affect their future – there’s no quick and easy...
FITNESS TRACKING DEVICES AND DRUG USE

FITNESS TRACKING DEVICES AND DRUG USE

If you take cocaine, amphetamines, or other stimulant drugs, you might know that they have an effect on your heart. Odds are that you’ve felt your heart racing and had the passing thought that it probably wasn’t terribly healthy. If you’re cognizant enough to be aware...
WHAT IS REHAB LIKE FOR TEENS

WHAT IS REHAB LIKE FOR TEENS

If you discover that your teenager has a substance abuse problem, it’s normal that you’re going to feel overwhelmed and at a loss for how to proceed. You might have the urge to turn into a helicopter parent and monitor every moment if your child’s day, but...
THE IMPACT OF DRUGS ON THE ENVIRONMENT

THE IMPACT OF DRUGS ON THE ENVIRONMENT

We know that substance abuse affects our bodies, minds, and the people around us. It can derail the course of our futures, or, if overcome, it can be the impetus for great change. But did you know that it’s not just people affected by drugs? It turns out that the...