August 31, 2017

The Truth About Alcoholism

Alcoholism is a choice. Alcoholism also isn’t a choice. People don’t really choose to become alcoholics. People make choices to use and abuse substances, not feel their feelings, and make poor choices. People don’t choose […]
September 5, 2017
Women Don’t Always Become Alcoholics, But When They Do…

Women Don’t Always Become Alcoholics, But When They Do…

A woman will become an alcoholic later in life than a man. The “telescoping effect” of female alcoholism has recently been scientifically proven in its accuracy. Women don’t always become alcoholics. When they do, however, […]
September 11, 2017
What is a gateway drug?

Alcohol Dependence Is Different From Alcohol Abuse

Just about everyone abuses alcohol. Alcohol abuse is loosely defined as any kind of alcohol consumption done in excess. Binge drinking, for example, is a form of alcohol abuse. Any amount of drinking which results […]
September 12, 2017
America Has A Drinking Problem

America Has A Drinking Problem

New research published in JAMA Psychiatry  has found scientifically what many of us already suspected anecdotally: America has a drinking problem. When you consider the magnitude of Alcohol’s presence in American culture, the fact isn’t […]
September 18, 2017
10 signs you're an alcoholic, not a binge drinker

10 Signs You’re an Alcoholic, Not a Binge Drinker

Alcoholism and binge drinking, while both can be problematic, have many differences.  Both are considered abuses of alcohol.  Binge drinking is mostly considered the abuse of alcohol in social or celebratory settings while alcoholism is […]
September 21, 2017
Not only is it important to avoid your favorite bars, but you're probably going to have to avoid the old people or places you used to drink with for a period of time.

Should I stop hanging out at my favorite bars once I quit drinking?

Habits are hard to break and placing yourself in old surroundings will make it even harder to not fall back into the same habits where it comes to drinking.  While you may have great memories […]
November 10, 2017
Facts about alcohol overdose

Facts About Alcohol Overdose

Alcohol overdose is common among college students and can cause early death. Alcohol overdose, also known as alcohol poisoning, occurs from excessive drinking within a short time. The amount of alcohol that causes overdose or […]
November 24, 2017
5 tips to stay sober during the holidays

5 Tips to Stay Sober During the Holidays

Holidays can be very stressful. People drink alcohol throughout the holiday season to cope with stress, loneliness, or depression. While many families get together during the holidays, some people do not have family members who […]
January 1, 2018

What to Do About Hidden Drinking Behavior

One sign a person has a drinking problem is if it is hidden from others or lies are being told about drinking. When drinking has progressed to sneaking around, there is already a problem that […]
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