Deaths from Alcohol, Drugs and Suicide Spiked in 2020

Deaths from Alcohol, Drugs and Suicide Spiked in 2020

The combined number of U.S. deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide jumped 20% from 2019 to 2020, according to a report published in late May by Trust for America’s Health. Total deaths reached nearly 187,000 in 2020, with over 96,000 drug-related, over 49,000...
Old Brews in the News

Old Brews in the News

The past 20 years or more have seen a huge growth in the craft beer industry, with breweries popping up in small towns, big cities, and interstate corridors with some regularity. Thousands of amateur brewers and budding professionals want to put their own stamp on a...
2 Immigrant Dads Seek to Be Kids’ Role Models

2 Immigrant Dads Seek to Be Kids’ Role Models

Nobody’s perfect; we all make mistakes. But it’s especially hard when we make mistakes and there’s a little guy (or gal) watching, a child who just wants to be like their dad. Two immigrant men I know have young sons who are their constant companions. They’ve taught...
Alcohol, Drug, Suicide Deaths Doubled Since ’99

Alcohol, Drug, Suicide Deaths Doubled Since ’99

The number of annual deaths in the U.S. from alcohol, drugs and suicide has more than doubled in the past two decades, according to a report from The Well Being Trust published May 12. There were roughly 156,000 deaths in 2019 due to alcohol, drugs and suicide, up...