Alcoholism

Alcoholism Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about alcohol abuse and alcoholism. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with alcohol, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of alcohol abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

What are Examples of Dual Diagnosis?

Sunday, January 3, 2021

Two of the biggest problems facing society today are addiction and the mental health crisis. With more people overdosing on prescription drugs, street drugs, and alcohol than ever before, and with an increasingly shocking amount of shootings and violent acts tied to poor mental health, it is no wonder these two issues are making front-page … Continued


Alcoholism Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about alcohol abuse and alcoholism. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with alcohol, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of alcohol abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

What is Substance-Induced Anxiety Disorder?

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

In the U.S., the most common mental illness is anxiety, with more than 40 million people diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. From obsessive-compulsive disorder and panic disorder to generalized anxiety and posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders like these are conditions that can develop because of biological, genetic, and environmental factors. While millions of people live … Continued


Alcoholism Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about alcohol abuse and alcoholism. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with alcohol, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of alcohol abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

The Impact of Alcohol Abuse During Pregnancy

effects of alcohol abuse during pregnancy

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Pregnant women face a number of challenges when expecting. They give their bodies over to a growing fetus, endure physical pain and upset, and also experience psychological effects that can complicate their everyday lives. For a pregnant woman who is not an alcoholic, these and other challenges can present themselves on a daily basis. Those … Continued


Alcoholism Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about alcohol abuse and alcoholism. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with alcohol, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of alcohol abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

Alcoholism During Pregnancy

alcoholism during pregnancy

Monday, June 1, 2020

If you are struggling with alcoholism during pregnancy, you are certainly not alone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that 1 in 9 pregnant women drink alcohol while about 4% binge drink. On top of that, 3.39 babies per every 1,000 born in the United States have Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome or NAS. … Continued


Alcoholism Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about alcohol abuse and alcoholism. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with alcohol, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of alcohol abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

Staying Motivated in Recovery

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Addiction is a deadly disease that can sneak up on you when you least expect it. One minute you think you have your life under control and the next minute you realize you are lying to everyone, including yourself. You have difficulty managing your work life or even holding down a job and your relationships … Continued


Alcoholism Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about alcohol abuse and alcoholism. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with alcohol, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of alcohol abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

Alcohol Withdrawal Timeline

upset alcoholic woman sitting on counter

Monday, January 27, 2020

Alcohol is the most widely abused mind-altering substance across the United States. More than 21 million Americans are addicted to mind-altering substances, but a startling 15 million of those Americans are addicted to alcohol. Once addicted to alcohol, stopping use can be near impossible without the help of professionals. For many, the stages of alcohol … Continued


Alcoholism Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about alcohol abuse and alcoholism. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with alcohol, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of alcohol abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

What Addiction Does to Families

Family

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Families who have one or more people experiencing a substance use disorder know just how impactful this disease can be both on their loved ones and themselves. They understand the pain, heartbreak, and resentment that can develop in the face of this insidious disease. They also know that as long as a substance use disorder … Continued


Alcoholism Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about alcohol abuse and alcoholism. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with alcohol, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of alcohol abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

Alcoholism Among Rural Older Adults: A Growing Problem

Alcohol addiction

Friday, February 16, 2018

As the opioid epidemic drags on, it can be all too easy to forget that alcohol use disorder (AUD), better known as alcoholism, remains a growing threat, especially for older adults living in rural areas. As drug and alcohol abuse among celebrities, teens, young adults, and veterans has entered the public consciousness, alcoholism among rural … Continued


Alcoholism Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about alcohol abuse and alcoholism. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with alcohol, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of alcohol abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

Types of Alcoholics

5 Types of Alcoholics

Thursday, November 2, 2017

More than 14 million American adults struggle with the disease of alcoholism. This disease tears through friends and families at a rate almost unimaginable. In today’s world, if you are not struggling with alcoholism on a personal level, chances are you know someone who is. But did you know that there are different types of … Continued


Alcoholism Blogs

Informative articles and recent news about alcohol abuse and alcoholism. If you think you or a loved one is having an issue with alcohol, read the blogs here to learn more and how to get help. You’ll find traits of alcohol abuse as well as the medically necessary treatment such as detox and residential rehab.

Professionals and Addiction

addiction among professionals

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The old stereotypes of alcohol and drug abuse may conjure images of dark alleys and shady drug deals on the bad side of town. But today, those stereotypes lay by the wayside. In 2017, there is no “typical” addict. It could be your family members, friends, neighbors or co-workers could all be living with an … Continued


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