Posts Tagged ‘Binge Drinking’

Death of singer’s dad reminds us that help is only helpful if someone is ready to make a change. British singer James Morrison, famous for the hit “You Give Me Something,” is said to be devastated by the recent death of his father, Paul Catchpole. According to an inquest held on Dec. 6, 2010, The […]

At The Oaks at La Paloma, we know that keg parties aren’t the only thing parents of college students need to worry about. Students are turning to prescription meds to get high. In the course of my job as an addiction specialist, I see firsthand new trends in substance abuse and addiction. One drug that […]

Heading back to campus can expose teens and young adults to many substance-related dangers, including alcohol poisoning. It’s back-to-school time and that means new or returning dangers facing your kids. Binge drinking is at near epidemic proportions among college students, with drinking starting earlier and earlier. The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism ( […]