The U.S. is on pace for 50,000-plus overdose deaths this year, as we saw in 2016, and 88,000 deaths from alcohol misuse. There is no indication that the federal government will follow through on past initiatives to stem the opioid abuse epidemic. Plans to cut Medicaid and repeal the Affordable Care Act could decimate treatment opportunities for those most in need.
“Dad stop! Everyone drinks!” Thus spoke your tenth grader as you found vodka in her closet. As a parent, should you calm down, or be alarmed? Be concerned, if not alarmed, according to new research. In a study of teens from high achieving schools, we found troubling rates of addiction as we followed them across young adulthood. Our kids are not alright.
Friday, August 4th is the 7th Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Old Mill Golf Course. Old Mill Golf Course address will be listed below. Registration is at 7:00am, and the shotgun start is at 7:30am.