Welcome to this week’s addiction blog roundup. I am starting a Friday roundup; a post of some of the interesting addiction related news and blog articles I have read during the week. Feel free to check back in every week and find something new (and hopefully interesting). Have a great weekend!
Last week’s post was a perfect lead in to National Prevention Week this week. National Prevention Week is supported by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA). It is an annual event held in late Spring lasting for one week. The focus is to increase public awareness, gather [Read more…]
There is a lot of current information available about addiction and the brain. I was thinking about this today as I read an article in the Indiana Gazette about adolescent addiction and how it affects the adolescent brain. As I was thinking about the post I wanted to write about that article, I realized that before I could write that post, I had to write this post about [Read more…]
The theme of this year’s Alcohol Awareness Month: “Help for Today. Hope For Tomorrow” seeks to increase awareness about the impact of alcohol on young people, families, and communities. [Read more…]