Heavy drug or alcohol abuse or addiction are tough at any age. When it affects those who should be completing their educations, it can derail the entirety of their future lives.
When we find that an increasing number of young people are dying from injury-related causes, it’s time to look at how many of them could be losing their lives from preventable, alcohol-related causes.
Peer pressure can make teens and young adults feel compelled to go along with dangerous stunts. They might not realize that getting in the car with an impaired driver could be one of the most dangerous stunts of all.
Underage parties and heavy drinking sets many young people up to need alcohol rehab There’s two easy ways to find out how much drinking is going on among college students, most of whom are underage.
We all want an enjoyable world to live in, one in which we feel free to plan our futures. Too many people fail to realize that for millions, alcohol is ruining any possibility of a pleasant, enjoyable future.
In January 2018 in New Jersey, two men were sentenced for possession of enough fentanyl to wipe our New Jersey and New York City. Did they get the right jail sentences for traffickers with that much of a deadly drug?
College symbolizes independence, higher education, widening horizons. But for a freshman crossing the campus for the first time, it can be intimidating. When the stress of the first semester gets to be too much, drinking appears to be the way out.
When teens first make their way off to college, they are often filled with an overwhelming sense of liberation and freedom. They are taking their first steps in the world on their own, away from mom and dad. They are ready to try new things, taste life.
The image of a young person, eighteen or so years old, heading off to college is one filled with hope and dreams of accomplishments and future careers. Parents look at their child going off to college with pride, but if they are wise, they also feel apprehension.