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Taking New Paths – Jeremiah Bitsui at Sundance

Joining Choices Recovery at the EcoLuxe Lounge in Park City, Utah, Native American actor Jeremiah Bitsui talks about addiction and treatment in our modern times. One of the more common misconceptions about recovery from addiction is that there is one set way to do it. When people talk about rehabilitation, many have this idea that
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Raising Awareness – Murphy Pham at Sundance

Actor Murphy Pham talks about raising awareness and finding solutions at the EcoLuxe Lounge in Downtown Park City, Utah. The biggest issue that we come up against in fighting the epidemic of addiction that our society faces today is the lack of understanding that people have regarding substance abuse and rehabilitation. There are many preconceived
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Should the State of Indiana Provide Funding for College Drug Programs

Substance abuse is prevalent on college campuses. This country has created an environment that almost encourages this type of behavior. More than 80 percent of current college students engage in dangerous drinking practices or even experiment with drugs, according to the several recent polls and statistics provided by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
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The Dangers of Drunkorexia Among Indiana College Students

Drunkorexia is a new, recently labeled, issue that many young Americans are facing today. It is the act of not eating food to counter balance the calories that are going to be consumed with alcohol. This ‘new’ phenomena is sweeping across college campuses in Indiana. Young students are increasingly engaging in this behavior, so they
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Should Indiana Colleges Consider Sober Roommate Programs

Substance abuse is a dangerous part of the College Experience. Most colleges do not allow alcohol on the premises. The main reason is that those rooms and apartments on campus are occupied by students who are not older enough to purchase and consume alcoholic beverages. Several colleges in Indiana, and across the nation, are working
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Drink Spiking Remains High On Indiana Colleges

The week is over and you have successfully put in an enormous amount of study hours. You feel great about the last exam you took and received verbal and written praise from a professor on a recent research paper. After a great week of work and feeling wonderful about the progress and success in your
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The Adderall Effect: How it is Affecting Indiana Colleges

Modern day colleges are drastically changing from the days of tradition. Today there is so much competition that it is driving you adults crazy. Sports, clubs, internships and academics are measured and compared across the globe. College students are placed under an immense amount of stress to perform and outperform their competition. The college athletic
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Indiana Colleges Grappling With Effects of the Opioid Epidemic

Opiate abuse is reaching epidemic levels across the nation. This troublesome trend has seen no boundaries, and impacts people of all education levels and socioeconomic statuses. Addiction to Opiates, such as prescription painkillers, is gripping our nation. From coast to coast, agencies are doing their best to deal with this crisis, which has been labeled
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