Articles in Category: Breaking News

The Reach of Alcohol Ads to Underage Drinkers

on Thursday, 18 September 2014.

Advertisements for alcohol are designed to make drinking seem fun, relaxing or attractive for adults but unfortunately their marketing techniques also appear to work on teens and young adults under the age of 21. Studies have shown that seeing alcohol advertisements can have a significant impact on whether or not a person will drink when they are still underage.

The Dangers of Substituting One Drug for Another

on Thursday, 18 September 2014.

Recovery from substance abuse can often be a very stressful process, as it involves letting go of a coping mechanism from which the user was able to deal with and escape from the stresses of life. Letting go of an addiction means that something that used to be an obsession and dictate your every move has been taken away, and new things can sometimes creep in, creating what is called a substitute addiction.