Tag: heavy drinkers

  • Heavy alcohol users Vs. Addicts – Stress response

    I can’t even count how many times I’ve talked about the difference between alcohol or drug users and alcoholics or addicts (see here, here, and here for some examples and keep reading). The quick summary: Many people use drugs and many abuse them at times, a small percentage meet criteria for addiction at some point […]

  • About Addiction: Addiction Treatment, distress, kids with drugs, and your brain

    This week our wrap-up includes articles about addiction, sometimes in kids, and the stress that can often accompany them As usual, we’ll educate you in 30 seconds flat and give you a window to this week’s hot stories. Addiction treatment access Boston Globe – Read about the often sad reality of American soldiers who become […]