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drinking and COVID-19

drinking and COVID-19

July 9, 2020  |  COVID-19, Drinking

It had been a while since I saw a good friend of mine. The COVID-19 pandemic had kept us from visiting much except by phone or FaceTime, and even then it wasn't a lot. So, after a couple of months of this, I decided to

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Alcohol Breath Tests: How Do They Work?

You've likely read a lot about sobriety checkpoints. News accounts usually showcase officers at a specified location stopping cars as they come through, administering a breathalyzer test to ensure people aren't driving

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Helping a Loved One Who Has a Drinking Problem

Helping a Loved One Who Has a Drinking Problem

It was a dark and stormy night ... really. I was out with friends, enjoying a celebratory drink marking one friend's new job accomplihsment. It didn't seem like a big deal. Everyone was fine, laughing and back-slapping

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Researching Mental Health & Addiction Services

It\'s a big milestone to acknowledge the need for help to work through a mental illness or addiction and start on the road to recovery. If you\'re there, or if you\'re looking for information to help a loved one, the

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Guest Post: Program Helps People 'Seeking Safety'

One of our provider partners, Talbert House, offers a look into a program designed to help people find hope in dealing with the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). When adolescents and adults are

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Alcohol Awareness Month: Let's Talk!

When it comes to alcohol use,  you may not hear about a lot of conversations about the topic among families and friends.  But that's probably not quite accurate. According to a recent Substance Abuse and

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