Alcoholic Ketoacidosis

Alcoholic Ketoacidosis

Alcoholic ketoacidosis is a metabolic condition resulting from excessive alcohol consumption. Binge drinking affects the body in complicated ways and can prohibit organs from performing their necessary functions. Alcoholic ketoacidosis can be painful, dangerous and even fatal, often requiring a visit to an emergency room or intensive care unit for recovery. It’s vital to understand what…

COVID-19 Stress and Substance Use

COVID-19 Stress and Substance Use

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected various aspects of daily living and has brought difficult challenges that many are still adjusting to. The effects of COVID-19 can cause many negative feelings, including stress, fear, isolation and sadness. Countless people have experienced increased stress or reported negative mental health as a result of the challenging pandemic.  Safety…