ALCOHOL ABUSE

Adrian Heredia in Alcohol Abuse
March 12, 2019

A New Beginning

“When I first arrived at Narconon Ojai, I had no idea what was in store for me and to say the least I was doubtful. I had been to three prior rehabs, all ending with the same results—failure and immediate relapse.…“

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Adrian Heredia in Alcohol Abuse
February 18, 2019

Alcohol — America’s Drug of Choice

It is thrown in our face in every other commercial, in almost every movie, on billboards, in flashing lights, in magazines, and just about everywhere you turn. It’s the idea of having a cold brew, a shot on the rocks, or a martini — shaken not stirred.

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Sue Birkenshaw in Alcohol Abuse
February 10, 2017

Why Every Parent Sending a Kid Off to College Should Read this Book First

The accounting from a former college student reveils the true story of alcohol and drug abuse on college campuses.

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Sue Birkenshaw in Alcohol Abuse
January 21, 2017

Want to Protect Your Heart? Easy—No Heavy Drinking

You’ve probably heard or read many times that alcohol is supposed to have health benefits. At the same time, you undoubtedly know that many people have lost their health to overconsumption of alcohol .

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Sue Birkenshaw in Alcohol Abuse
December 24, 2016

Why Walking Home After Drinking Can Be a Deadly Exercise

Many fatal accidents have occurred when someone has been walking home alone after drinking, whether it’s hypothermia, assault or drowning.

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Sue Birkenshaw in Alcohol Abuse
December 18, 2016

Shouldn’t We Be Talking about Alcohol?

While the opiate epidemic is making headlines, not much is heard about the fact that more people die from alcohol related deaths than drug overdoses.

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Sue Birkenshaw in Alcohol Abuse
November 21, 2016

Staying Sober in a Culture of Alcohol

Alcohol is even more prevalent today with more lenient laws on availability and more promotion than ever. How does one seeking sobriety survive in today’s world?

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Sue Birkenshaw in Alcohol Abuse
October 31, 2016

Kobe Teaches Teammate: Alcohol and Big League Sports Not a Good Mix

During Luke Walton’s rookie year with the Lakers, he once showed up for practice smelling like the alcohol he’d drunk the night before. As far as he was concerned, he probably didn't think he’d done anything different from the other rookies but Kobe Bryant singled him out to teach him an important lesson.

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