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Unique Program Helps Student Athletes Stay off Drugs

Posted under Alcohol, Legal Issues, Nebraska, Prescription Drugs

Young student athletes are particularly susceptible to drug and alcohol use. In some schools, alcohol is very much a part of the athletic scene. And kids often get involved in drugs both because they’re popular and tend to have drugs offered to them, and because they can get hooked on drugs when they’re given prescriptions more…

Stay Safe This Holiday Season – Especially in these Cities

Posted under Alcohol, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

If you’re looking to stay safe over New Year’s Eve this year, be aware that some cities are far worse than others. In fact, here are the 25 drunkest cities in America – the worst cities to be out on during the holiday season. 1. Boston, MASS. 2. Norfolk, VA 3. Milwaukee, WI 4. Charleston, more…

Does Your City Influence Your Kids' Drinking Alcohol?

Posted under Alcohol, GHB, Nebraska, Nevada, Wisconsin, Young People

Whether or not your kids turn into drinkers is somewhat dependent on their environment. If your kids’ friends don’t drink, there’s a good chance your kids won’t either. The same applies to the town or city you live in. Is it big on alcohol? If so, your kids are going to have more temptation to more…

Jail Time or Addiction Help?

Posted under Addiction Help, Alcohol, Nebraska

Today, I came across a news release about a Nebraska man who was drunk at his drunk driving sentencing hearing. I have to admit that I chuckled a bit after reading the headline, and thought of the movie Arthur, before reading the entire article and the events that took place at his hearing. It started more…

Needing Addiction Help for Alcohol is Nebraska’s Number One

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Addiction, Nebraska, Prescription Drugs

According to a 2006 survey from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, 71% of all treatment admissions were related to alcohol. It’s not surprising that alcohol is the leading reason why people seek addiction help in Nebraska. The Midwest has had lots of alcohol problems. Even high school students commonly binge drink. Addiction more…