An assortment of articles pointing to the health factors associated with alcohol, nicotine, and drug use.  The content here is non-judgemental and evidence based, with emphasis on informing the reader about the potential impacts that the use of various substances has on one's health and wellness. 


Thinking About Drinking?

Dependency

If you drink too much for too long, you can become dependent, or physically addicted, to alcohol.

Thinking About Drinking?

Risks to Psychological Health & Appearance

Drinking over the recommended limits can increase the risk to your psychological well-being.

Thinking About Drinking: Tips & Tools

Recovery TV

Recovery, There’s an online TV network for that?!

Thinking About Drinking?

Immediate & Long Term Health Risks

Drinking over the recommended limits can have immediate as well as long term health risks.

Thinking About Drinking?

What are the Warning Signs?

What are the warning signs that I might have a problem with alcohol?

Thinking About Drinking?

Different kinds of problems

Alcohol problems fall into 4 basic categories.

Thinking About Drinking?

Do I have a problem?

How do I know if I have a problem with drinking?

Thinking About Drinking?

What is "low risk" drinking?

If you’re going to drink and be as safe as you can be, you might want to pay attention to these research based low-risk recommended guidelines. Sometimes, this is referred to as "drinking in moderation."

Thinking About Drinking?

Starting to Think About Drinking

What counts as "one drink"? All drinks are not created equal.

Thinking About Drinking: Tips & Tools

Recovery Tech

Recovery, There’s a Podcast for that?!

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