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Substance Use Awareness for Men's Health Month

Substance Use Awareness for Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month, highlighting the different precautions men can take to prioritize their health and prevent future issues. Throughout the month, there are different ways men can look after their health through screenings, outreach activities and health fairs. The Importance of Men’s Health Month While Men’s Health Month brings awareness to men’s physical…

Substance Use Awareness for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Substance Use Awareness for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

As the fastest-growing minority group in the U.S., Asian Americans have made multiple advancements in the U.S., and Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month celebrates those achievements. However, this minority group faces other challenges that can lead to difficulties. Although Asian Americans have a lower percentage of substance use disorders than other minority groups in the U.S.,…

What Is Wet Brain

What Is Wet Brain?

Alcohol addiction can lead to a variety of serious and potentially life-threatening diseases. Wet brain is the colloquial term for one of the lesser-known conditions caused by chronic alcohol misuse. If you struggle with alcohol misuse, getting help will allow you to avoid the pain and long-term damage caused by conditions such as wet brain. …

Deaths of Despair During Coronavirus

Deaths of Despair During COVID-19

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. The virus’s impact is causing widespread grief and feelings of isolation, sadness and hopelessness. These effects have led to “deaths of despair,” caused by suicide or substance use disorder.…