Fetal alcohol syndrome, or FAS, is a condition that is caused by alcohol use during pregnancy. Doctors have repeatedly warned about the dangers of alcohol use during pregnancy. However, some women still choose to drink while they are pregnant. It is estimated that one in 750 babies in America are born with FAS. Symptoms of […]
WELL THAT CLEARS UP THAT THOUGHT OF INSANITY. AFTER ALL WHY WOULD YOU SIT INFRONT OF A PLATE FULL OF CREAM CAKES IF YOUR ON A DIET ???
Whether the use of non-alcoholic beer should be used by people in recovery from alcoholism has become a topic of some debate in the recovery community. The question revolves around whether the drink is a safe substitute or whether it will trigger the obsession for the real thing despite its negligible alcohol content. Non-alcoholic beer, […]
When seeing the term “high-functioning” in front of any disease, it may seem that it is a better deal for the person. They’re okay, right? They must be if they’re able to function. This isn’t true. In fact, high- functioning alcoholics may be at the greatest risk. They might appear to be alright–they get their […]
An implant that delivers a medication continuously for six months could help address some of the toughest challenges with managing drug addiction. The implants, an inch long and the width of a matchstick, carry a drug called buprenorphine, which scientists hope can help wean people off addiction. Buprenorphine is an opioid that appears to work […]
I am the dark side of wonderland The shadows of your mind A bittersweet obituary Of love and hate combined The sadness that you wallow in The temperament of hell A necessary misery The solemn toll of bells I am the deadly nightshade That you hold within your grasp The tablets on your windowsill The […]
There are many things than can take place within that one small second.In one second 3 barbie dolls are sold, 60 lipsticks are made, 6 babies are born and in one second somebody, anybody could take their life. I think as humans when we are told something, we don’t truly believe it until we see […]
It’s impossible to talk about my trans identity without talking about my struggles with mental illness.
I have heard many wise and wonderful people speak of moods in terms of ‘weather’. Some describe the human psychological experience as being like life beneath a changeable sky, with conditions that come and go, quite beyond our control. They suggest that the only thing we can usefully do under the circumstances is to cultivate an attitude of acceptance. I like this way of seeing things and find it helpful. It […]