Tammy Brunelle

Ways to Relieve Stress Without Using Drugs or Alcohol

To see the original post please click here. Substance Abuse Provides Temporary Relief from Stress It is well established that the effects of stress can damage people’s mental and physical well-being. It is not so much that stress is bad, but that people have an inability to deal with it effectively. One of the ways that the individual may attempt to manage their stress is by using alcohol or drugs ...[Read More]

Link Between Alcohol Use and Increased Cancer Risk

Did you know that only 39% of Americans are aware of the link between alcohol use and cancer? Scientist in the UK have found that certain cancers are more prominent within people that drink more alcohol over others that drink less or don’t drink at all. Alcohol causes 4% of cancers in the UK, around 12,800 cases, EVERY YEAR! In our bodies, alcohol (ethanol) is broken down and converted into a toxi ...[Read More]

SAMHSA’s 13th Annual Prevention Day

SAMHSA’s 13th Annual Prevention Day – February 6th SAMHSA’s Prevention Day Monday,  February  6, 2017 9 am – 4:45  pm Click here for the original posting. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services  Administration (SAMHSA) will convene its 13th Annual Prevention Day on Monday, February 6, 2017, in conjunction with the CADCA’s National Leadership  Forum. SAMHSA’s Prevention Day high ...[Read More]

National Drugs and Alcohol Facts Week

“National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® (NDAFW) is a national health observance for teens to promote local events that use NIDA science to SHATTER THE MYTHS® about drugs. This online guide gives you everything you need to plan, promote, and host your NDAFW event.” Test your knowledge by taking the interactive National Drug & Alcohol IQ Challenge quiz here. Participate in the tenth a ...[Read More]