Articles on Substance Abuse - Page 3

A Tale of Two Diseases

In early 2000, Darryl Strawberry once again pleaded “no contest” to charges of cocaine possession and that, this time, he was suspended from baseball for one full year came...
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An Introduction to Alcoholism

What is alcoholism? According to the American Medical Association, “alcoholism is an illness characterized by significant impairment that is directly associated with persistent and excessive use of alcohol. Impairment...
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Facts about Suicide

Men are four times more likely than women to die by suicide, but women try to commit suicide twice as often as men (they’re just unsuccessful). Such attempts often...
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