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March 3, 2017

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Why are we talking about gambling in the Alcohol & Drug Council blog?  One reason is that we know people who gamble often use substances (and vice versa).  According to According to the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions, of pathological gamblers surveyed 73% had a substance use disorder.  Thirty-eight percent had a…

January 26, 2017

Beating the Winter Blues

As we all know, it is winter. The days are still short, the weather is cold, and we are lucky if we see the sun more than a few minutes a day. During this time of year, it is very common to experience the ‘Winter Blues’ and feel things such as fatigue, irritability, depression, hopelessness…