Alcohol Addiction Facts

  • First Responders: Do We Approach Hazards Without Preplanning?

    December 29, 2016

    Planning ahead for substance hazards in 2017 Preplanning Saves Lives Firefighters know how important pre-planning is. We inspect our districts, schools, empty […]

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  • Choosing Recovery: Don’t let “that person” stop you

    May 18, 2016

    A Firefighter’s Tale by Captain Michael Morse, PFD The decision to begin the recovery journey is fragile at best. It doesn’t take […]

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  • The Ripple Effect: How Addiction Affects First Responder Families

    January 6, 2016

    by Michael Blackburn, CEAP, LADC-1, SAP Retired Providence Fire Dept. Battalion Chief, RI Sr. Vice President, Business Development Drug and alcohol abuse and dependence […]

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  • New Year’s Day is Every Day

    January 1, 2016

    For me, New Year’s Day does not fall on January 1. The day that I decided to stop drinking alcoholically, life began […]

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  • Drinking without getting drunk?

    December 7, 2015

    They call the project “The Mutant Mouse that Cannot Get Drunk” – at least that’s how it’s described by the successful Hornraiser fundraising campaign that […]

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  • The Missing Link: Sobriety and Spirituality

    September 16, 2015

    Sobriety and Spirituality “A life of sobriety, for the sake of sobriety only, does not a contented person make.” The first time […]

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  • “My name is … and I’m an Alcoholic”

    August 28, 2015

    The sense of freedom gained from stating that sentence in public is a better high than every substance designed to avoid living […]

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  • Matthew Perry awarded for work helping addiction treatment centers

    July 22, 2015

    By now, many people know that Friends actor Matthew Perry has gone through a tough battle with alcohol and opiates. Now, Perry […]

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  • Alcohol Taxes May Reduce Accidents Due to Drinking and Driving

    April 6, 2015

    Sadly, several car accidents occur each year, and many are due to drunk driving. Approximately 30 Americans die each day due to […]

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  • Genetic Complex Linked to Alcohol Dependence

    April 3, 2015

    In Search of a Genetic Complex Linked to Alcohol Dependence For years, researchers have known there was a link between alcoholism and […]

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