AARC will be airing this video on WNDU prior to all home Notre Dame football games this fall. It is a campaign we are running called Buzzkill, which is designed to raise awareness to college-aged students (over the age of 21) about the dangers and liabilities of providing alcohol to minors or hosting parties for underage students.
Addiction is a powerful force that can ruin a life, pull families apart, and destroy relationships. But what happens when addiction is widespread within a group? Certain communities are more likely to develop addictions than others based on a number of factors. For example, the LGBTQ community is one of the most likely to experience addictions due to social rejection, using gay bars as meeting grounds, and a number of other factors. If you or someone you care about is part of an at-risk community, here is what you need to know about addiction on a larger scale.
The festive holiday season is right around the corner, and it offers a chance to spend some meaningful time with our loved ones. But, holidays can present a stressful time leading many to anxiety and depression. It can be even harder if someone you love is in addiction recovery, especially if it’s your parent. Relationships are often fractured and broken with addiction, but the spirit of the season presents a good time to try to get things back on track.