addiction Could Alcohol Abuse Cause Dementia? By Rabbit Zielke & Michael Edward Miller • Sep 10, 2014 Researchers from the University of Exeter Medical School tracked thousands of American adults for about 20 years. They found that middle-aged adults with a history of alcohol abuse are at increased risk of developing severe memory impairment later in life. Dr. Michael Osborne joins us to talk about the potential link between drinking and dementia. He's a Chattanooga psychiatrist who has a board certification in addiction psychology. Celebrate Recovery From Addiction By Rabbit Zielke • Sep 12, 2012 September is National Recovery Month and addiction agencies are gathering at Hamilton Place Mall on Saturday, September 15th to raise awareness of addiction and celebrate recovery.