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Understanding Stress and Substance Abuse

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Researchers have long recognized the strong correlation between stress and substance abuse, particularly in prompting relapse. Although exposure to stress is a common occurrence for many of us,it is also one of the most powerful triggers for relapse to substance abuse in addicted individuals - even after long periods of abstinence. People can experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) - a diagnosable psychiatric disorder and a known risk factor for substance abuse and addiction - following direct or indirect exposure to severe traumatic events, such as war or natural disasters.

Hurricane Sandy Relief Information

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In our efforts to assist local communities affected by Hurricane Sandy, we have compiled a listing of available resources throughout the five boroughs.

Budweiser's Drinking and Driving PSA Hits Home (9.23.14)

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Budweiser's latest ad, which promotes responsible drinking, will not only convince you to never drink and drive, but will also leave you clutching your pet as you weep.

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US Underage Drinking Declines Steadily: EOT Beer News (9.12.14)

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USA — According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, underage drinking has been declining steadily in the past few years, and that trend continues.

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Do 'drink responsibly' ads actually make people drink MORE? (9.6.14)

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London — Health experts have slammed the alcohol industry's 'drink responsibly' ads and called for tough warnings on alcohol bottles to be introduced. Researchers say the ads are 'deceptive and misleading'. They called for warnings similar to those found on cigarette packets to be used.

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Town Becomes a Beer Ad, but Residents Don’t Feel Like a Party (9.4.14)

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CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. — Workers have been busy in this bucolic, out-of-the-way ski town: The streets have been painted blue, as have the light poles. Blue props and fencing have been hauled in, rendering the place almost unrecognizable.

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Veterinary Clinic Serves Free Beer and Wine While Pets Get Checkups (6.13.14)

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CLINTON HILL — A veterinary hospital in Clinton Hill offer free wine and beer for pet owners while waiting for their pet.

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New York Drug Ring's Secret Code Words: 'Christina Aguilera' Meant Cocaine, 'Britney' Crack (6.11.14)

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A suspected drug trafficking ring that was busted in upstate New York used secret code words, including “Christina Aguilera” for cocaine and “Britney” for crack, the state’s attorney general said Tuesday in announcing the charges against 25 people following a 10-month investigation.

The Brooklyn restaurant under fire over serving low-alcohol drinks for ladies, and boozy ones for men (6.11.14)

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A Mexican restaurant in Brooklyn, New York has come under fire for organizing its cocktail menu according to gender.

Los Pollitos III suggests ‘light alcohol’ drinks for women and ‘extra alcohol’ drinks for men. A separate cocktail category bridges the gap. Continue to read this article on UK Daily Mail.

Popular New Adult Beverage Is Now Under Investigation (5.30.14)

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Phrosties, a booze-laced slushie delivered over social media, has taken New York City by storm. With names like Tsunami Sunrise, Irish Bomb and Volcanic Paradise, the rainbow-colored drinks sell for $10 each. Customers can only buy the drink by texting a number on the company’s Instagram page, and then after giving their own Instagram handle and address, wait for the drink to arrive, the CBS New York reports.

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