Alcohol Awareness Classes Coming to Thailand

If you have ever been to Thailand, you know what addiction means. While the entire country is not addicted to something there are more than enough vices present to cause dangerous addiction. Believe it or not, Thailand will soon be getting its first clinic to treat addiction. Yep, you read that rig... [More]

Alcohol Awareness Glee Star Cory Monteith

This image was originally uploaded to Flickr by greginhollywood on 18 April, 2010 Actors often portray characters much younger or much older than they really are. They also have very different personalities and behave differently from the characters they portray. Such is the case for 29-year-old C... [More]

Does Alcohol Awareness Mean Banning Alcohol at the Beach?

For the better part of 20 years lawmakers have been attempting to ban alcohol from public beaches. As a recovering alcoholic who teaches alcohol awareness classes, I can tell you I spent plenty of time drinking on the beach – often getting drunk and sometimes getting into trouble. That said, m... [More]

Alcohol Awareness Tips for Safe Teen Functions

Adolescence is one of the most frightening times for a parent. This is where peers have as much or more influence over our children’s behavior than any other time in their lives. It also is the time they feel indestructible and are exposed to a variety of life-changing and life-threatening sit... [More]

Will Lindsay Lohan Ever Recover From Alcohol Addiction?

Addictions are difficult to break. Our brains are extremely powerful and once our mind s and bodies are addicted to something like drugs or alcohol, stopping is a hard to do. Even the most expensive rehabilitation centers have trouble getting addicts to quit. As a counselor for alcohol awareness cl... [More]

Celebrity DUI – Part 3

I have written before (part 1 and part 2) about celebrities and whether or not they should be role models. The number of young Hollywood actors, musicians and athletes that skyrocket to stardom are too numerous to count.  As they rise, so too does their presence in society. Children a... [More]

NBA Alcohol Abuse Again

It seems like you can’t swing a stick anymore without hitting a Hollywood celebrity or sports star who is getting busted for an alcohol offense. The most recent culprit – Dallas Mavericks guard DeShawn Stevenson. All of the Mavericks have had a great reason to celebrate as they just kno... [More]

Broadcasting the Wrong Message about Alcohol

It seems like every week some celebrity, professional athlete or noteworthy person is getting arrested for driving under the influence. These people make millions of dollars but prove they are human and make very stupid decisions by drinking and driving. Add Former Chicago Cubs all-star first basema... [More]