Exercise Can Lower Lower Alcoholism Risk

Although alcoholism is likely to be a genetic disorder, scientists across the globe have always been laced with a curiosity to explore other environmental factors that could possibly play a pivotal role. A recent 20-year study conducted in Denmark by Dr. Ulrik Becker of the National Institute of Public

The Relationship Between Stress & Addiction

Stress and addiction. It should come as no surprise that these two are closely related. When we feel stress, we seek out a method to deal with, and avoid the uncomfortable feelings. Our mind and our bodies search for the easiest ways to reduce the stress. While we all feel the strain of stress, we react

The Relationship Between Stress and Addiction

Stressful life events and ineffective coping strategies in addicts play a major role in the development of drug abuse and relapse.

What Recovering Alcoholics Need to Know About Kombucha

If you're a recovering alcoholic, there's a reason for you to skip on the kombucha health food craze.

A Look at the Cumulative Effects of Anti-Depressant and Anti-Anxiety Medications on People With Addiction

Research has indicated several side effects that need to be recognized before taking anti-depressant medication for the long-term.

How Alcohol Use Affects Mental Health

Alcohol is one of the most commonly misused substances and high rates of people with alcohol use disorders occur in people with diagnosed mental illnesses.

Substance Abuse and Mental Illness

There are many reasons why people with mental illness should not self medicate with alcohol.

Kombucha: An Alcoholic Beverage

Whole Foods pulled kombucha out of store shelves in 2010 due to the drink continuing to ferment in-store, with some reaching up to 3 percent alcohol content.

TV Alcohol Ads and Its Impact on Teen Drinking

In this media driven world, advertising is everywhere we look, every minute of every day. Alcoholic products are no exception.

The Connection Between Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse

Understanding how both disorders can help sufferers address the issues simultaneously and finally receive the kind of help needed for a full recovery.