What is Alcohol Awareness Month?

There are big benefits to educating and spreading awareness about alcohol use and abuse, and Alcohol Awareness Month, recognized every April since 1987, is a great opportunity to get the word out. Alcohol Awareness Month was founded by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) with the original purpose of sharing information on …

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What to Know About Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

The last week in March is National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW), and it’s a great time to update the teens in your life—and yourself—about drug and alcohol use and abuse. National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, launched in 2010, is an annual event founded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) as …

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4 Fun & Sober St. Patrick’s Day Activities

While St. Patrick’s day does have a reputation for being heavily centered around drinking (it’s considered to be the third most popular drinking day of the year after New Year’s Eve and Mardi Gras), there are plenty of fun and festive St. Patrick’s Day activities that you can do while maintaining sobriety—including those that are …

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What is TMS and How Does it Work?

What is TMS? TMS, which stands for transcranial magnetic stimulation and is sometimes abbreviated as rTMS, is a noninvasive procedure used to help improve the symptoms of depression through the use of repetitive magnetic pulses delivered to the brain. It is most commonly used for those individuals who have not had success with prior depression …

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Get Involved for National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

It’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, an annual awareness event meant to shine a light on what eating disorders are and what resources are available for those who need support. And, to help spread the word, we’re sharing some essential facts that you should know about eating disorders—plus some tips that you can implement at …

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