NHL Player Overcomes Alcoholism Jordin Tootoo has had many highs and lows in his life. Obviously the road to becoming the starting forward for the National Hockey League’s Nashville Predators has been a bright spot in his life, but there have been low points in his personal life. Jordin’s brother Terence committed suicide in 2002
New Years Resolution: Lose the Addiction The start to a new year can be a refreshing opportunity to set some new goals for yourself. Many people celebrate the ‘dropping of the ball’ for New Years by partying, but for a drug or alcohol addict the new year should be viewed as a chance to start
Having a Healthy Christmas This time of year can be very stressful, and for recovering addicts, it can be a time where the potential for relapsing is elevated. Especially in a busy city like Boston, Massachusetts (MA), the Christmas season has extra emphasis on stress related situations from the Christmas parties and family gatherings of
Binge Drinking Damages Females More Than Males It’s well know that binge drinking can be just as harmful to your health as alcoholism and it presents other dangers such as an increased risk of accidents, violence and risky sexual behavior. The following health problems have been found to be associated with binge drinking: Alcohol poisoning.