woman laying in bed on phone seeing the relationship of drinking and social media

Drinking and Social Media

The current events in the U.S. and around the world are a clear indication of social media’s impact on society and culture. More specifically, it is easy to observe how drinking and social media are invariably linked. Each day, the newsfeeds of social media platforms are flooded with all types of references to alcohol even…

older mother considering Wine Mom Culture

Wine Mom Culture

In the simplest terms possible, a wine mom is a mother who drinks wine. However, wine mom culture is far more complex and has grown into a popular, yet dangerous phenomenon. It’s difficult to say when the culture began. Social media and the media, in general, have fueled the wine mom trend to the point…

man rubbing his temples after binge drinking and feeling the symptoms of alcohol poisoning

Symptoms of Alcohol Poisoning: 7 Critical Signs

Alcohol poisoning might seem like a young person’s problem, but it affects more than college students. In 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that 75.7% of deaths caused by alcohol poisoning were adults ages 35 to 64—significantly more than their college-age counterparts. It’s a population-wide issue, and it’s happening a lot…

man out by a lake taking a break from jogging asking himself what is a high-functioning alcoholic

What Is a High-Functioning Alcoholic?

One common myth about alcoholism is that its signs are obvious. Many people think the lives of alcoholics are in complete disarray, but that’s not always the case. What is a high-functioning alcoholic? A functioning alcoholic is physically and/or psychologically dependent on alcohol but can pretty much function as normal. Think about it like depression.…