November 14, 2022

Beer Is Losing Its Grip On The Alcohol Market

It shouldn’t be too controversial to say that people in the U.S. really, really love beer. As the dominant alcoholic beverage in this country, beer has […]
October 12, 2022

You may need a Sober October more than you think. Experts explain how to do it right

Sober October, Dry January and Dry July: For one quarter of a year, these campaigns provide a motivation for people to come together and challenge themselves […]
September 27, 2022

As sports betting goes mainstream, addiction experts are on high alert

If boxing icon Floyd Mayweather fights again, maybe Jeff Umali will place a bet. And maybe when a huge sporting event, such as the Super Bowl, […]
August 8, 2022

Study cites pandemic’s negative ripple effect on alcohol consumption

The COVID-19 pandemic may have another significant public-health ripple effect in terms of increased alcoholic consumption, according to a Triangle-based nonprofit research institute. A study published […]
July 14, 2022

Cause of homelessness? It’s not drugs or mental illness, researchers say

SAN DIEGO — Ask just about anyone for their thoughts on what causes homelessness, and you will likely hear drug addiction, mental illness, alcoholism and poverty. A pair […]
June 13, 2022

Given a chance to avoid jail and criminal charges, mentally ill, addicted and homeless people in L.A. pass

A diversion program in Los Angeles designed to keep mentally ill, addicted or homeless adults out of jail and instead provide treatment and housing is having […]