Suspect you've been roofied

Suspect You’ve Been Roofied? Signs to Look for

A fun night out can become a nightmare when you suddenly experience roofied symptoms. The situation can worsen if this happens around people who don’t know how to spot symptoms of being roofied and get medical help. Learning these symptoms in advance can go a long way in preventing severe side effects of being roofied.…

Why people stop taking mental health meds

Why People Stop Taking Their Mental Health Meds

The CDC reports that in 2019 15.8% of Americans had taken prescription medications for their mental health. Despite treatment for mental health conditions becoming increasingly common and accessible, many individuals still consciously decide to discontinue their medications despite their doctor’s recommendations. According to a 2017 systemic review, rates of partial adherence or nonadherence to prescription…

Principles that Define AA

The Principles That Define AA

Alcoholism affects millions of people each year and can have detrimental consequences if left untreated. Walking the road to recovery takes time and effort. There is no easy solution, but committing to the 12 AA Principles and 12 Steps can give you a solid path to begin the journey to sobriety. Keep reading to learn…

Best defense against a positive drug test

Drug Test Positive? Have Your Best Defense

Many employers use drug screening to maintain safe and productive work environments. If an employee shows up to work under the influence, it can make their coworkers uncomfortable and put them at risk. State laws vary regarding drug screening practices and what steps an employer can take if someone receives a positive result. If you’re…

4 Levels of Drunkenness

The 4 Levels of Getting Drunk That Everyone Should Know

Alcohol is a widely accepted drug and has been for a long time. People have been using alcohol throughout human history, and proponents of the “drunken monkey hypothesis” even suggest that drunkenness began with our primate ancestors. They suggest that the tendency for primates to get drunk on decomposing fruit might partially explain humanity’s fondness…

Hangover Shakes what to do

Hangover Shakes? Here’s What to Do

Have you ever awakened to find your hands shaky after drinking? This condition is known as hangover shakes. If you’ve experienced shakes repeatedly, your body might be telling you that it’s time for a change. What Are Hangover Shakes? The term refers to the shaking feeling people experience after drinking a lot of alcohol. It…