Deaths of Despair During Coronavirus

Deaths of Despair During Coronavirus

As the United States death toll from COVID-19 continues to rise, attention is turning to a hidden epidemic causing even more indirect fatalities from the virus. New data from Well Being Trust forecasts that a further 75,000 Americans will suffer deaths of despair in response to the pandemic. This troubling figure draws attention to the need for…

alcohol blackouts

Alcohol Blackouts

About 26 percent of Americans 18 and older have engaged in binge drinking in the past month. Alcohol blackouts are poorly understood by most people because they don’t recognize the risks they or their friends face when they get blackout drunk. In this guide, we’ll explain the basics of alcoholic blackouts, what symptoms to look out for and what…

Hallucinogens and Tripping

Education efforts on substance abuse tend to leave out one important class of drugs: hallucinogens. Although humanity has used them for various purposes for thousands of years, the average person understands them poorly, and research is still revealing new and surprising information about them. What do hallucinogens do, and how dangerous are they? This guide…