March 6, 2017

Brain Changes Caused by Alcohol

Alcohol is the most widely consumed drug by minors. When those aged 12-20 drink alcohol, over 90% of them are engaging in binge drinking (Centers for […]
February 16, 2017

GHB-ware

Because of their propensity to cause drowsiness, lethargy and amnesia, many prescription drugs are often used as “date rape” drugs. Rohypnol and GHB, which are prescribed […]
February 16, 2017

Liquid Alcohol

How bicycle pumps and ball needles were introduced to drinking we may never know.  But a new drinking trend, that doesn’t involve drinking, is getting people […]
October 26, 2016

When ‘Just a Sip’ Is Something More: Can Teen Alcoholism Start At Home?

  You’re having a family party, and the wine is flowing. Your son is eager to be considered one of the “adults” and asks for his […]
August 30, 2016

Road to Recovery

When JuliAnn Crommelin was 13, she started sneaking beers out of her parent’s kitchen cabinet. “Drinking just put me in a different state of mind. It […]
June 3, 2016

New Survey On Underage Drinking

Despite recent studies (including SAMHSA’s study of underage drinking from 2002-2013) that indicate underage drinking is declining in America, a new national survey of 300 teenagers […]
May 20, 2016

Taking A Stand

My peers and family have always known me as the “good girl.” And you know what? That’s perfectly okay with me.   My weekends usually consist […]
May 6, 2016

Above the Influence

They say people can change your life. I know this is true. Sometimes they don’t even know their own impact.   There was a girl in […]
April 22, 2016

Weighing In on Stats

Nationwide, 72.5% of students have had at least 1 drink of alcohol in their lives. Each year, about 5,000 people under age 21 die from motor […]