Taking a Deeper Look at Addiction and Disease

Posted January 24, 2022 No comments |Addiction, Substance Abuse

Last week NPR published an article titled, “’The Urge’ says calling addition a disease is misleading”, written by Jeevika Verma. This thought-provoking take on why we should reconsider classifying addiction as a disease seeks to encourage people to be more mindful about the language we choose when discussing addiction and recovery. In his new book, […]

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tips for college freshmen

10 Tips for College Freshmen

Posted October 15, 2019 No comments |College Life

Life changes pretty fast when you’re in college. If you’re heading to college and you’re looking for tips for freshmen, consider the following before you go. These will help ensure you’re prepared for what’s to come this year. In this article, we’re taking a closer look at several tips for college freshmen. 10 Tips for […]

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How to Stay Stober from Alcohol in College

How to Stay Sober from Alcohol in College

Posted October 12, 2019 No comments |Alcohol

Alcohol has the potential to take over your life during college and negatively impact your grades. In addition, the more you drink the more dependent you become, which eventually evolves into addiction. Once you’re addicted, it’s extremely difficult to get your life back. In this article, we’re taking a closer look at addiction, alcohol, and […]

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How Long Does it Take to Get Addicted to Alcohol

How Long Does it Take to Get Addicted to Alcohol

Posted October 10, 2019 No comments |Addiction, Alcohol

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism reports over 15 million adults, and over 620,000 youth between the ages of 12 and 17, in the United States suffer from an alcohol abuse disorder. 12.5% of these substance abusers are college students. Alcohol abuse disorder is a combination of alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence, or […]

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Advice for Parents of College Students

Advice for Parents of College Students

Posted October 1, 2019 No comments |Parents

Whether your son or daughter is heading to college for their first year or they have been away from home for a while, you’re bound to have some concerns. As parents, we hope we prepare our children for what they may face during adulthood. For many, the first step toward adulthood is their time in […]

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how to stay healthy in college

How to Stay Healthy in College

Posted September 27, 2019 No comments |Mental Health

Taking care of your health is an important aspect of adult life. Both your physical and mental health has a direct impact on your mood, performance, and ability to operate at your full potential. If you’re like most students in college, this may not seem like a priority. It is. The earlier you start taking […]

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hobbies for college students

15 Fun Hobbies for College Students

Posted September 10, 2019 No comments |College Life

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, college students spend their days divided into specific time frames. Included are traveling, educational activities, working, eating, grooming, sleeping, and others. The statistics show that in addition to these activities, college students spend at least four hours on leisure activities. If you don’t already have a hobby, we […]

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mental health services on college campuses

Mental Health Services on College Campuses

Posted September 4, 2019 No comments |Mental Health

Over the past few years, the discussion around mental health has widened to include a new focus on college students. Between the mental health community, public administrators, and legislators, college students now have a variety of mental health services available on campus. In this article, we’re going to take a closer look at some of […]

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positive affirmations for college students

25 Positive Affirmations for College Students

Posted September 1, 2019 No comments |Mental Health

Need a little motivation? College can be an overwhelming experience for students. Between the ten-page papers, presentations, and demanding schedules, it’s not uncommon for students to experience burnout. In this article, we’re sharing 25 positive affirmations for college students that may help provide the motivation you need to push forward. Positive Affirmations for College Students […]

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drug abuse in college

Drug Abuse in College: 7 Common Substances Abused

Posted August 26, 2019 No comments |Substance Abuse

It is not uncommon for college students to experiment with different substances during their days in college. This behavior can quickly turn into an addiction if students are aware of the risks and dangers of such behavior. In this article, we are exploring seven of the most common substances abused in college as well as […]

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