Alcoholism

July 4, 2016
alcohol makes you stupid

4 Ways You Didn’t Know Alcohol Made You Act

Alcohol can make us do strange things. We’ve heard the stories of what we did last night during our drinking. It is well known that alcohol impairs judgment, reduces cognitive functioning and lowers social inhibition. […]
August 19, 2016
alcoholism recovery

Alcoholism: More Deadly than Ever

Since 2002, the rate of alcohol related deaths in America has increased 37%. Specifically, rates of death by alcohol poisoning and/or cirrhosis increased. While alcoholism is not the leading of cause of death, it is […]
August 31, 2016
Alcohol and Millennials

Alcohol and Millennials

The Millennial generation is criticized for being entitled, self absorbed (the “selfie” generation) and lazy. What people don’t often pay attention to is the incredible amount of stress being faced by millennials. People in the […]
October 18, 2016
We Don’t Really Need Synthetic Alcohol, But It’s Here Anyway

We Don’t Really Need Synthetic Alcohol, But It’s Here Anyway

It’s a dangerous question to propose when discussing the disease of alcoholism, the importance of treatment and recovery, or the debate arguing whether the drink makes the alcoholic or vice versa. If a drunk couldn’t […]
November 1, 2016
13 Ways You’re Mentality Is Going To Change In Recovery

13 Ways Your Mentality Is Going To Change In Recovery

  Your Idea Of Comfort Is Going To Shift. Few things are as uncomfortable as the experience of early recovery. By agreeing to go to treatment and get help for getting sober, you’ve already stepped […]
December 7, 2016
moving forward

Breaking Up With Drugs And Alcohol Is Hard To Do

Addiction and alcoholism was the best relationship we ever had. Sure, it wasn’t always healthy, but it was always good. Our drink of choice or our drug of choice was always available to us. When […]
December 15, 2016

The Case Against Diagnosing Yourself: Stop It

Hypochondria: “abnormal anxiety about one’s health, especially with an unwarranted fear that one has a serious disease.” Somatic Symptom Disorder, as WebMD.com now calls hypochondria, has many features and can stem from trauma, abuse, having […]
January 11, 2017

How Alcoholism Affects The Family

Alcoholism is often referred to as a family disease. When a beloved member of the family becomes and alcohol, everyone suffers. Lying Alcoholism has a peculiar way of bending one’s morals when it comes to […]
February 7, 2017

Women At Higher Risk For Alcoholism

Though men are more likely to consume alcohol and have problems, women are more likely to experience the negative side effects of heavy alcohol consumption. From drinking to seeking treatment, women face a particular challenge […]
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