alcoholism Articles
The Manifesto for Children of Alcoholics
Thursday, February 16th, 2017 by Dirk Hanson
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Parental heavy drinking affects everyone. The British House of Commons recently issued a manifesto timed to coincide with International Children of Alcoholics Week. The manifesto was co-written by children of alcoholics, policy analysts, and representatives from charities, medica... Read more
Who Smokes Marijuana Where?
Friday, January 13th, 2017 by Dirk Hanson
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The full article is available here httpwww.bendsource.com Read more
Don't Be a Holiday Fool
Saturday, December 31st, 2016 by Dirk Hanson
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Sobering UpMyths and FactsMyth You can drive as long as you are not slurring your words or acting erratically.Fact The coordination needed for driving is compromised long before the signs of intoxication are visible and ones reaction time is slowed. Plus, the sedative effects of ... Read more
It's That Time of Year Again
Monday, December 19th, 2016 by Dirk Hanson
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Our annual look at ChristmasDecoration Addiction.By John M. Grohol, Psy.D."Five years ago, I covered something called Christmas lighting addiction in our then-fledgling newsletter. It was a bit tongue-in-cheek, because Im not a big believer in most addictive behaviors. Chris... Read more
Cancer: Alcohol’s Dirty Little Secret?
Sunday, November 27th, 2016 by Dirk Hanson
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What Doctors Dont Tell YouIt is, in fact, no secret at all that alcohol causes cancer. Rather than conferring any demonstrable metabolic benefit, alcohol is more likely to damage your health in a variety of ways. The body converts alcohol ethanol into acetaldehyde as part of the ... Read more
Marijuana: Where Things Stand
Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 by Dirk Hanson
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Results of the 2016 election. SourceGoverning.com Read more
Take It Easy
Sunday, November 13th, 2016 by Dirk Hanson
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One day at a time. Read more
Drug Deaths By State
Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 by Dirk Hanson
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Synthetic Dialectic
Friday, September 2nd, 2016 by Dirk Hanson
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Banning New Drugs What is the Path Forward Eighteen months ago, in a post on novel synthetic drugs in the cannabinoid and cathinone families, I wrote that the new fake marijuana and fake Ecstasy were very nearly the perfect overdose drugs. An MDMA-like stimulant called PMMA was i... Read more
The Poetry of “Irresistible Descent”
Monday, August 1st, 2016 by Dirk Hanson
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John Berryman in the Penal Colony Will power is nothing. Morals is nothing. Lord, this is illness.John Berryman, 1971A year before he committed suicide by jumping off a Minneapolis bridge in 1972, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet John Berryman had been in alcohol rehab three times, an... Read more
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