Virginia Ramseyer Winter, a body image expert and an assistant professor at the University of Missouri’s School of Social Work, and her co-authors, Andrea Kennedy and Elizabeth O’Neill, used data from a national survey of American teenagers to determine the associations between perceived size and weight, perceived attractiveness, and levels of alcohol and tobacco use. […]
Though he was in and out of rehab, his sobriety never lasted. So finally, “After many stints in rehab, Nelsan attempted to withdraw from alcohol on his own.” Attempting to detox from alcohol without medical attention, particularly after sustained use for a long period of time, is extremely dangerous. As WebMD stated, “Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is a […]
When the Alamodome’s beer concession stands went dry at 9 p.m., a lot of patrons put two and two together and came up with five, saying the Alamodome fouled up and didn’t stock up enough beer. But it’s the band that’s dry, not the dome. Read more here
“I began thinking seriously about conferences, alcohol consumption, and unintentional exclusion a few years ago when I organized an unofficial conference session in a brewery’s outdoor garden. The session was wonderful: It was a perfect night, a large crowd, a set of inventive presentations “fermenting” new ideas, and a shared sense of possibility. Yet I […]
Nick McGlashan’s lowest point as an addict came last fall, while the “Deadliest Catch” cameras were rolling. “All I ever wanted to do was be a fisherman, and I lost that,” said McGlashan. “I lost the ability to work at sea because I forgot how to live on land.” Read his story here.
Dr. André Rosay is the head of the University of Alaska, Anchorage’s … Is there a relationship between alcohol and domestic violence in Alaska? Read more here.
Freedom House is a faith-based sober living transitional home for women. The house in Soldotna has eight beds for women working to recover from addiction. They can be referred to Freedom House via a treatment program or can walk in and ask for an application. Tenants sign up for a nine-month program three months at a time, […]