Editorial Staff in Drug Prevention
July 29, 2023

Summertime Associated with Highest Risk for Teen Drug Use

New research has found that teens are most likely to use drugs for the first time during summer. Parents need to be aware of the unique factors and conditions that put teens at higher risk of drug experimentation during this season, so they can intervene and educate teen sons and daughters before they experiment with mind-altering substances.


Ren in Sobriety
July 24, 2023

Sobriety at Summer Parties: Staying Off of Substances When Others Do Not

Summer is typically a season when recreational alcohol consumption and drug use increase, along with attendant injuries, accidents, illnesses, and even deaths. For those who are in recovery but still want to maintain social connections, summer is when such individuals must adopt strategies to strengthen their recovery.


Editorial Staff in Health risks
July 14, 2022

Alcohol, Heat and Dehydration: Another Reason to Keep the Alcohol Away this Summer

Heat + alcohol = trouble. Hot summer days lead to fluid loss through sweat, while alcohol consumption causes fluid loss through increased urination and other factors. Combined, the two quickly lead to dehydration and heat-related illnesses like heat exhaustion and heat stroke.


Julie in Sobriety
June 5, 2021

How Living a Sober Lifestyle can Help You Have a Better Summer

On the fence about living a sober lifestyle? Here are ten ways cutting out drugs and alcohol can help you have a better summer, and a better life!


Julie in Sobriety
May 11, 2021

Ten Tips For Staying Sober This Summer

While navigating a sober lifestyle during a global pandemic may not be the easiest thing on your to-do list, I can tell you that the rewards will be well worth your efforts if you stick to it.


Ren in Drug information
August 5, 2019

Summertime and Sobriety—How to Stay Sober During the Party Season

Summer is upon us, and for most people, this an exciting and fun season. The sun’s out, the temperatures are up, and there is an energy and aliveness in the air. But for some of us, the summertime can bring a bit of a struggle.