Sober October, which began in the UK as a cancer fundraiser, is gaining momentum in the US as more people swear off booze for the 31 days of October. If you want to get curious about sobriety, Sober October is for you. If curiosity isn’t enough to get you on the wagon for a month, […]
Drinking alcohol in college seems like a right of passage for most college students, but as your student heads back to campus, it is essential to talk to them about the signs of high-risk drinking behavior. Each year nearly 1520 campus deaths are attributed to alcohol. That is according to The National Institute on Alcohol
In my late 30s, I was in the middle of switching careers, raising four children, and battling a never-ending pile of laundry and chores. My evening glass of wine was a well-earned treat. I had seen alcoholism, or what is now more gently called Alcohol Use Disorder, and I didn’t have a problem. Not yet.
It has long been common practice to serve alcohol at company events. One way companies are trying to lure employees back to the office is to provide beer all day, sponsored by the company. Employers must understand the consequences of serving alcohol and buying booze for their employees. Legal Liability One of the most significant
My partner Jeff and I went on a short beach trip last summer. I had reserved an oceanfront suite. Normally I would not splurge for such an extravagance, but this trip was the only beach trip we were able to last this summer. We had also made plans to watch a football game in the
“With a 40-dollar couch from the Salvation Army, I started my life over”. Those words hung in my mind as I listened to a woman tell her recovery story recently. After being stripped of material possessions, self-esteem, and a livelihood, this inspirational woman bounded back at life through recovery by beginning where she was, which