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A 22-year-old Nigerian student studying Information Technology (IT) at the Sikkims Manipal University, in Ghana, Mustapha Musa Osman, who allegedly stabbed two of his brothers at their… Read More »

Understanding Addiction and the Simplicity of Cure

First let me explain what addiction is. Addiction is frequently being compelled to indulge in a behaviour that offers short-term relief, but long term damage in any area of your life (heath, relationships, finance and work to name just a few areas). The important word here is compelled.

Teens and Substance Abuse

Many people first try alcohol during their teenage years. The average age for girls is 13-years-old, according to studies by the CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). It is the drug most often used by 12- to 17-year-olds, with more than four million adolescents drinking alcohol in any month. In a recent survey, 25 percent of 8th graders, 40 percent of 10th graders and 53 percent of 12th graders reported drinking alcohol during the prior month