Why we shouldn’t drug test welfare recipients

There are many reason why drug testing welfare recipients is a bad idea. It’s unconstitutional for one reason and it will affect the children of these families. However I want to discuss (to me) the most important reasons we should not allow this; Stigma and fairness. Do you or anyone you know attend a public…

Mental Health Access Nightmares

Patience is not one of my virtues. That is when I’m healthy. When I am not mentally healthy, patience might as well be a word that does not exist. I am a 42 year old man. I have depression and anxiety. It was being managed quite efficiently until a life event happened and my depression…

Lets Make Our Own Noise

When you hear people talking about legalizing recreational marijuana or medicinal marijuana what do you hear? Most of the time it is probably support for legalization. According to a Pew Research Center survey 53% of Americans favor the legal use of marijuana, while 44% are opposed. That is not very substantial. However, if you are…

Talk with your children about Alcohol

Some parents say that because alcohol is legal, it’s hard for them to think of it as being dangerous. Other parents say they find it difficult to talk about alcohol because they drink. Yet, alcohol is the drug most often used by young people and the consequences of its use can be harmful to your…