Alcoholism

June 22, 2017
treating alcoholism

Here’s What’s Next For Tackling Alcoholism In America, According To The New 5 Year Plan By The NIAAA

Alcoholism is an ongoing problem in the United States. As the national awareness regarding mental health and addiction grows, it is important to continue keeping a focus on the other leading substance use disorder: alcohol […]
June 16, 2017
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Is Alcoholism The Same For Men And Women?

When Alcoholics Anonymous was formed, it didn’t include women. Largely, the authors later admitted, the book was written by men for men. A subtle chapter dedicated to the wives of alcoholics lent instruction and support […]
May 15, 2017

BTW, This Is What All That Alcohol Did To Your Body

Alcoholism can come with a certain sense of invincibility for a period of time. The way alcohol produces dopamine in the brain makes you feel good. In fact, it makes you feel really good. That’s […]
April 21, 2017

6 Things To Stop Telling Yourself About Addiction And Alcoholism

Much of recovery is about changing your perspective and keeping your outlook on the right track. Usually, it’s a false perspective that prevents people from getting sober, or convinces them they don’t need to be […]
February 24, 2017

5 Tips For Picking Sober Living

Look It Up Online: Not every experience in a sober living home will be great. If you’re looking for reviews, heed them with caution. People in early recovery who have been upset can resort to […]
February 10, 2017

Loneliness And Alcoholism

If you were the life of the party or the wallflower, you hear a common tale when you make it to the rooms of recovery support meetings or a treatment facility: you felt alone. In […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]