September is Recovery Month. Just like diabetes and hypertension, mental health and substance abuse disorders are diseases that can be managed, enabling patients to live healthy and rewarding lives.
Alcohol and water don't mix well, at least when the water isn't in a glass. Yet drunken boating continues to be a problem.
UNION TOWNSHIP | A 12-year-old girl was hospitalized and a 19-year-old man arrested following an apparent underage drinking party Thursday morning.
INDIANAPOLIS | The company that administers the annual ISTEP+ standardized test in Hoosier schools will be asked to explain why its online system repeatedly crashed during the April-May student exam period.
The Valparaiso Community Schools board is right to consider random drug testing for students who park at school or participate in extracurricular activities. Some other districts already have this plan in place.
VALPARAISO | A “moment of grace” 27 years ago saved his life.
Whether in recovery or not interested for other reasons, the holidays often mean an excess of booze and drugs.
All around us in Northwest Indiana, people are in recovery from mental illness and substance abuse disorders. These individuals contribute to our businesses, connect with their families and give back to the community. But if we want more people to join them on the path to recovery, then we n…
The law that protects underage drinkers from prosecution if they seek emergency medical help for a drunken friend is a very good idea, although the law has a flaw. It doesn't take effect soon enough.
In the song "I Love College," Asher Roth attempts to describe his idea of true college life, including this routine: "Drink my beer and smoke my weed but my good friends is all I need; pass out at 3, wake up at 10, go out to eat then do it again."
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