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  • Childhood alcoholism and homelessness.
    What is it about nutrition choice that makes a homeless alcoholic?
    On what type of nutrition did homeless alcoholics grow up, such as foods and drink eaten throughout childhood? Was it highly processed, fatty, salty, sugar foods, such as the highest calorie choices of the fast food varieties together with...
  • What is a "Safe" drink?
    What is a “Safe Drink”?
    How often have you heard, “Oh don’t worry, were only allowing beer and wine at this party”? In our modern society, many are mistakenly led to believe there are certain “safe drinks”. Our conditioning in this way of...
  • The Real Cost of Alcoholism
    The REAL cost of Alcohol
    For most people, alcohol is a pleasant accompaniment to social activities. Moderate alcohol use, up to two drinks per day for men and one drink per day for women and older people (A standard drink is one 12-ounce bottle of beer or wine cooler, one...
  • Rehab
    How treatment and rehab works - 2
    Drug addicts and alcoholics in Columbia South Carolina considering professional treatment for their alcohol or drug abuse problems have misconceptions about professional rehab. Some Carolinian’s think treatment is merely detox while others...
  • Alcoholics Drinking?
    Can alcoholics ever learn to drink again… successfully?
    In Columbia South Carolina, not only do we love our sweet ice tea and cold lemonade, we really like to settle down, relax and have a refreshing drink of our favorite alcoholic beverage. If I am an alcoholic in Columbia, will this hurt me? One of...
  • Buy me a Beer?
    Inebriated man swipes beer in Albertsons
    A man with a very red face, mumbling to himself and others attempted to buy two beers with a dollar.at Albertsons on Ambassador Caffery. The cashiertold the gentlemen that he had to buy the wholesix pack asbeers removed from thesix pack were not...
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    Indy officers DUI charges are dropped due to lack of protocol among fellow officers - VIDEO of Mayor
    Hours after Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi dropped a bomb shell and announced the DUI charges against IMPD Officer David Bisard are not admissible, Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard responds. Officer Bisard was involved in a crash two weeks...
  • A recent poll showed approximately 18% of unemployed persons surveyed reported using drugs.
    The weight of unemployment: Addiction, depression and the unknown - Video
    Jane, a 30-year-old biologist from Indiana, says her nine-month period of unemployment triggered suicidal thoughts and put her in "a state of almost physical inertia." "My economic situation definitely played a role and made me more...
  • The Alliance of Responsible Alcohol Retailers will launch "Change It Indiana," a statewide law.
    Should Indiana begin to sell alcohol on Sunday? Is this what is bothering Hoosiers the most?
    With a Sunday holiday looming in the future, July 4th, a new campaign kicks off to push for Sunday sales of packaged beer, wine and liquor. Indiana is one of the 13 states that still prohibit Sunday liquor sales. The Alliance of Responsible...
  • 45 percent of people with PTSD smoke cigarettes, 52 percent have been diagnosed with alcohol abuse.
    PTSD doubles the rates of addiction: Early detection is important for a healthy life
    "Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can occur after you have been through a traumatic event. A traumatic event is something horrible and scary that you see or that happens to you. During this type of event, you...