The fact that there is a strong connection between alcohol consumption and sexual assault on college campuses is well established. But the question of how to address that connection is much more complicated and controversial, particularly when it comes to alcohol consumption on the part of sexual assault victims.
There are several types of people who cheat. When it comes to the spider woman, infidelity is a dangerous game. She is no innocent cheater who falls into an affair by accident. She doesn’t unintentionally develop an emotional bond to a coworker that goes too far or reconnect with an ex and discover old feelings.…Details
If you’re the parent of a child or teen who takes antidepressants, you might want to get in touch with their doctor in light of new research that shows the medications are mostly ineffective and some potentially harmful.
Mind-body practices like yoga have been shown to decrease stress and anxiety and contribute to an overall sense of well-being, with reports of these changes occurring after just one session. For individuals in recovery from an addiction to alcohol or other drugs, this ancient Indian system of healthcare can quickly imbue hope that a return…Details
Drug cravings in abstinent teen marijuana users are linked to reductions in the size of a brain area responsible for regulating emotional responses, according to recent findings from a group of American researchers.
LGBT status is an important factor when it comes to early initiation into prescription drug misuse and abuse, according to a study published in the journal Addictive Behaviors. The results of the study suggest that LBGT youth who misuse or abuse prescription medications are more likely to do so earlier than non-LGBT youth who also…Details
As more states move to legalize marijuana for both medical and recreational use, the risk of addiction to the drug is being broadly overlooked, say researchers at the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse.
Women who identify as bisexual use marijuana at a significantly higher rate than both heterosexual women and lesbian women, according to data from the 2000 National Alcohol Survey and the 1999 College Alcohol Survey.
New evidence from a group of American researchers points toward the purposeful placement of advertisements for energy drinks, substances believed to significantly increase adolescents’ overall substance-related risk, on U.S. TV channels with high levels of teen viewership.
Summer break is in full swing, and it’s an unfortunate fact that many teens will take advantage of the downtime to begin experimenting with alcohol and other drugs.