Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) remain the most preventable birth defects worldwide, but FASDs still occur at an alarming rate in many areas.
We and others have been developing and evaluating digital tools to help people with alcohol problems for over 20 years now. And an analysis of the field (the first) has just been published. It gets a bit into the weeds but if you’ll stick with it, there’s good news at the end. Brian Kiluk and […]
If you’re concerned about someone else’s drinking or drug use, this post is for you. “Just as ripples spread out when a single pebble is dropped into water, the actions of individuals can have far-reaching effects.” (Dali Lama). And this applies to heavy drinking. Heavy drinking affects not only the drinker but his or her […]
Most people resolve their difficulties with alcohol, cocaine, heroin, and nicotine on their own, without professional help. However, research shows that behavior change happens slowly, and more support is needed to speed the self-guided change process.