Much of the outrage over Bud Light tagline—“the perfect beer for removing the word ‘no’ from your vocabulary for the night”—has subsided. But the question is: What does it take to change a culture inspired by the brand’s “Up for Whatever” lifestyle?
During a recent campaign stop, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton promised to make the “quiet epidemic” involving heroin and prescription opioids an important part of her presidential campaign—and, presumably, of her presidency, should she be elected. She mentioned the issue of substance misuse again in her highly publicized speech on criminal justice reform last week. As… Read More
What should a caring parent say when asked, “Would you rather your child smoke pot or drink alcohol?”
Dr. Andrew Kolodny spoke to college administrators about the opioid epidemic, how it’s affecting college students, how prescription pain medications can lead to heroin use, and what we can do about it. Here’s what he told them (in a nutshell)
April is Alcohol Awareness Month: This year’s theme is “For the Health of It: Early Education on Alcoholism and Addiction.” As a clinician, I’m grateful for the emphasis on education and the chance to separate five top myths about alcohol from fact.