Alcoholics

Don’t Fall for the Cute Names, Substance Cocktails are Lethal

Powerballing, chasing the dragon, cocoa puffs; sounds like fun, doesn’t it? The names given to many mixed substance cocktails can often sound like a joyous theme park ride, but instead are terms invented to hide the fact that mixing lethal drugs or mixing drugs with [...]

What Is a High Functioning Alcoholic?

What is a functioning alcoholic? Many are under the impression that alcoholics are easy to recognize.  They assume that the average alcoholic just wanders about the streets while muttering to themselves with a bottle grasped in hand. That they can’t hold down a job; can’t [...]

2019-11-26T16:52:42+00:00May 9th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Study suggests link between alcohol and glutamate

Researchers at Indiana University have discovered a link between the neurotransmitter glutamate and alcohol cravings, relapse and addiction, warranting more research into the development of more targeted treatment. Nearly 30% of Americans have dealt with alcohol use disorder (AUD) at some point in their lives, [...]

2019-11-26T16:23:57+00:00March 11th, 2019|Tags: , , |